Bundesliga 2017/18,(next 29 Apr) 21 Oct – 1 May 2017/18, (Germany)

Bundesliga 2017/18,(next 29 Apr) 21 Oct - 1 May 2017/18, (Germany)

Vachier-Lagrave, Anand, Svidler, Navara, Jakovenko, Wojtaszek, Bacrot, Vallejo Pons, Adams, Naiditsch, Howell

Zentrale Endrunde der Schachbundesliga vom 28. April - 1. Mai 2018 im MARITIM Hotel Berlin
Die stärkste Schachliga der Welt trifft sich in der Hauptstadt zum Meisterschafts-Showdown

last updated 05/02/2018

BL 2017-18
Germany
2018.05.01 round 15

Results

[Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15"] [White "Rapport, Richard"] [Black "Bluebaum, Matthias"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C01"] [WhiteElo "2713"] [BlackElo "2616"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "35"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Solingen"] [BlackTeam "SF Deizisau"] 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 exd5 4. Nf3 Nc6 5. Nc3 Bb4 6. Bd3 Nge7 { C01: French: Exchange Variation} 7. O-O Bg4 (7... O-O 8. Ne2 Bf5 9. c3 Bd6 10. Bf4 Re8 11. Bg3 Qd7 12. Bb5 a6 13. Ba4 Bg4 14. Qd3 {1-0 (57) Rapport,R (2707) -Akobian,V (2647) Riadh 2017}) 8. h3 Bh5 9. a3 {LiveBook: 3 Games} Bd6 (9... Bxc3 $11 10. bxc3 f6) 10. Re1 $14 Bxf3 $146 (10... O-O $14) ({Predecessor:} 10... Nxd4 11. g4 Nxf3+ 12. Qxf3 Bg6 13. Bxg6 hxg6 14. Nxd5 O-O 15. Nxe7+ Bxe7 16. Qxb7 {1-0 (46) Hovhannisyan,R (2591)-Vaganian,R (2577) Yerevan 2014}) 11. Qxf3 $16 Nxd4 12. Qxd5 $1 c6 13. Qh5 ({Worse is} 13. Qxd4 Bh2+ 14. Kxh2 Qxd4 $17) 13... Qd7 14. Ne4 Ne6 {[#]} (14... O-O-O $142 15. Nxd6+ (15. Qxf7 Bc7 $16) 15... Qxd6 16. Qxf7 Nd5) 15. Bh6 $1 $18 {[%mdl 512]} Qc7 (15... gxh6 16. Nf6+) 16. Bc4 Bh2+ 17. Kh1 Qe5 $2 (17... O-O 18. g3 Bxg3 19. fxg3 Nd5) 18. Ng5 { Precision: White = 85%, Black = 22%.} 1-0 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15"] [White "Leko, Peter"] [Black "Harikrishna, P.."] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C65"] [WhiteElo "2691"] [BlackElo "2727"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "59"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "SF Deizisau"] [BlackTeam "Solingen"] {[%evp 15,59,26,29,25,22,25,25,20,28,22,37,41,26,11,14,11,11,11,34,11,6,12,21, 0,0,0,21,0,19,0,0,-29,-39,-51,-48,-65,-6,-57,-12,-13,0,0,0,0,6,6]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. c3 O-O 6. O-O {C65: Ruy Lopez: Berlin Defence (3...Nf6), unusual lines and 4 0-0 Bc5} d5 (6... Re8 7. Bg5 Be7 8. Re1 d6 9. d4 Bd7 10. d5 Nb8 11. Bxf6 Bxf6 12. a4 Be7 13. Na3 Rf8 14. Bxd7 Nxd7 {1/2-1/2 (31) Anand,V (2776)-Aronian,L (2794) Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden 2018}) 7. exd5 Qxd5 8. Bc4 Qd8 {LiveBook: 8 Games} 9. Nbd2 h6 10. b4 Bd6 11. Re1 a6 12. a4 Re8 13. Bb2 Bf5 14. Ne4 $146 Nxe4 15. dxe4 Be6 16. Bxe6 Rxe6 17. Bc1 a5 18. b5 Nb8 19. Qd5 Nd7 20. Be3 Rb8 21. h3 b6 22. Rad1 Qe8 23. Qc4 Bc5 24. Nd2 Bxe3 25. Rxe3 Rd6 ( 25... Rc8 $15) 26. Ree1 (26. Qxc7 $11 Qf8 27. Ree1) 26... Nc5 {[#] Strongly threatening ...Qd7.} 27. Nb3 $1 {[%cal Rb3c5] The position is equal.} Nxb3 28. Rxd6 cxd6 29. Qxb3 Qe6 30. c4 {Precision: White = 47%, Black = 65%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15"] [White "Inarkiev, Ernesto"] [Black "Van Foreest, Jorden"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C70"] [WhiteElo "2680"] [BlackElo "2636"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "96"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Schwaebisch Hall"] [BlackTeam "Aachen"] {[%evp 9,96,30,39,44,39,39,41,33,42,45,36,40,43,46,47,45,39,29,39,26,61,37,37, 36,45,0,0,0,11,11,11,11,12,11,9,8,7,7,7,7,27,19,56,70,62,21,16,-169,-163,-230, -234,-226,-228,-268,-268,-265,-262,-273,-250,-253,-239,-243,-251,-227,-235, -372,-369,-373,-231,-264,-264,-260,-257,-247,-253,-250,-250,-347,-340,-540, -540,-564,-564,-549,-555,-268,-265,-746,-739]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 { [%cal Bf1b5,Bb5a4,Ba4b3,Bb3d5][%mdl 32]} a6 4. Ba4 b5 5. Bb3 g6 {LiveBook: 6 Games} (5... Na5 6. Bxf7+ Kxf7 7. Nxe5+ Ke7 8. d4 d6 9. Nd3 Kf7 10. O-O Bb7 11. Nc3 Nf6 12. e5 dxe5 13. dxe5 Nd5 14. Ne4 {1/2-1/2 (61) Vachier Lagrave,M (2789) -Vallejo Pons,F (2707) Riadh 2017}) 6. a4 {C70: Ruy Lopez: 3...a6 4 Ba4, Norwegian and Delayed Schliemann} b4 7. d4 exd4 $1 8. Nxd4 {White is slightly better.} Na5 9. Bd5 c6 10. Ba2 Bg7 11. O-O Ne7 12. c3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12. Nb3 Nb7 13. Re1 {1/2-1/2 (60) Jusic,Z (2247)-Tomazini,Z (2395) Slovenia 2017}) 12... Rb8 13. Bf4 (13. cxb4 {looks sharper.} Rxb4 14. Nc2 Rxe4 15. Nd2 Re6 16. Bxe6 dxe6 17. b4) 13... d6 14. Nd2 O-O 15. Qc2 c5 16. N4b3 Nec6 17. Rad1 Qf6 18. Bg3 Nxb3 19. Bxb3 bxc3 20. bxc3 Rd8 21. Bd5 Ne7 22. Ba2 Qxc3 23. Qxc3 Bxc3 24. Nc4 Be6 {Hoping for ...Rb4.} 25. Bxd6 Nc6 26. Bxb8 ({Reject} 26. Bxc5 Bd4 $17) 26... Rxb8 27. Rb1 Rb4 28. Rfc1 $2 {[#]} (28. Rxb4 $11 {and White is okay. } cxb4 29. Rc1) 28... Nd4 $1 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black is really pushing.} 29. Kh1 (29. Kf1 $142 Bxc4+ 30. Bxc4 Rxc4 31. Rb8+ Kg7 32. g3) 29... Ne2 30. Rd1 Rxa4 ( {Not} 30... Bxc4 31. Rxb4 Bxa2 32. Rd8+ Kg7 33. Rb7 $15) (30... Rxc4 31. Rb8+ Kg7 32. Bxc4 $15) 31. Rb8+ Kg7 32. Bb3 Rxc4 33. Bxc4 Bxc4 34. Rd7 Bd4 35. f3 Nf4 36. Rbb7 Nd3 37. Rxd4 (37. Rd8 {might work better.}) 37... cxd4 38. Rd7 Nb2 39. Rxd4 a5 {[%cal Ba6a5,Ba5a4,Ba4a3][%mdl 32]} 40. Rd2 {[#]} Nd3 $1 {And now . ..a4 would win.} 41. Rc2 Be6 {...a4 is the strong threat.} 42. Rd2 Nc1 { Strongly threatening ...a4.} 43. Rc2 Na2 44. Rc7 (44. Rb2 {was worth a try.} a4 45. Rb5) 44... a4 45. Ra7 Bb3 46. Kg1 Nb4 47. Kf2 Nc2 48. Rb7 $2 (48. Ke2) 48... a3 {Precision: White = 46%, Black = 80%.} 0-1 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15"] [White "Fressinet, Laurent"] [Black "Piorun, Kacper"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E10"] [WhiteElo "2662"] [BlackElo "2633"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "43"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Werder Bremen"] [BlackTeam "SFR Berlin"] {[%evp 18,43,37,35,60,52,52,60,64,64,71,70,87,86,86,96,92,71,119,107,120,120, 222,214,243,237,405,406]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Bd6 6. Nc3 {E01: Catalan: Early deviations} O-O 7. Bg5 c6 8. Bg2 Nbd7 9. e4 dxe4 {[#]} 10. Nxe4 $1 {[%mdl 512] LiveBook: 12 Games} Be7 $146 (10... Nxe4 11. Bxd8) ({ Predecessor:} 10... Bb4+ 11. Nc3 h6 12. Bf4 e5 13. dxe5 {0-1 (80) Bogosavljevic,B (2520)-Ding,L (2764) Novi Sad 2016}) 11. Nxf6+ Bxf6 12. Bxf6 Qxf6 13. Qe2 c5 14. Rd1 cxd4 15. Nxd4 a5 16. O-O Rb8 17. Rfe1 Nc5 {[#]} 18. Qe3 $1 h6 19. b3 Qe7 {[#]} (19... Na6 $16 20. Nf3 a4) 20. Qe5 $1 $18 {[%cal Re5b8]} Na6 21. Qxa5 b6 $2 (21... Kh8 {keeps fighting.} 22. Qc3 Qc5) 22. Nc6 $1 { [%csl LRb8,LRe7] Precision: White = 85%, Black = 35%.} 1-0 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15"] [White "Van Wely, Loek"] [Black "Lagarde, Maxime"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A34"] [WhiteElo "2656"] [BlackElo "2591"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "77"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Solingen"] [BlackTeam "SF Deizisau"] {[%evp 10,77,28,26,47,32,56,57,58,55,33,40,76,70,73,58,62,68,64,68,72,79,79,77, 76,39,39,41,56,45,47,52,99,95,145,146,173,180,164,157,262,266,310,297,289,289, 434,459,473,468,421,420,597,572,577,567,533,554,490,471,937,901,1563,1554,1430, 1333,1232,982,1166,992]} 1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 Nf6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. d4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 cxd4 {A34: Symmetrical English: 2 Nc3, lines with ...d5} (6... g6 7. e3 Bg7 8. Bb5+ Nd7 9. a4 O-O 10. O-O b6 11. a5 Bb7 12. a6 Be4 13. Ng5 Nf6 14. Nxe4 Nxe4 15. Bb2 Rc8 16. Bd3 Nd6 17. Qe2 c4 18. Bc2 {1-0 (30) Korobov,A (2692) -Volokitin,A (2649) Rivne 2016}) 7. cxd4 {[%cal Bc3d4,Bd4e5][%mdl 32]} e5 8. dxe5 Qxd1+ {White is slightly better.} 9. Kxd1 Nc6 10. e3 Bg4 11. Bb5 $1 O-O-O+ 12. Ke2 $1 Nxe5 13. Bb2 f6 14. h3 {[#]} Nxf3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14... Bxf3+ 15. gxf3 {1/2-1/2 (75) Nester,I (2420)-Oleksienko,M (2530) Lvov 2006}) 15. hxg4 Rd2+ 16. Kxf3 Rxb2 17. Rac1+ Kb8 18. Bd7 $36 {[%csl Gd7][%cal Rc1c8][%mdl 2048] White fights for an advantage.} Ba3 19. Rxh7 Rd8 {...Rd2 is the strong threat.} 20. Rd1 ({And not} 20. Rxg7 Rd2 $17) 20... Rxa2 21. Rxg7 Bb4 22. Rf7 Bc3 23. Rc1 $1 {[%cal Rc1c3]} Be5 24. Rc5 $1 {Black must now prevent g5!} Rd2 (24... Ra6 $16 25. Rb5 Rb6) 25. Bf5 $18 R2d5 26. Rxd5 Rxd5 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} 27. Ke4 $1 {[%cal Re4d5]} Rb5 {[#]} (27... Ra5 $142 28. f4 Bb2) 28. f4 $1 {[%cal Rf4e5]} Bb2 {[#]} 29. g5 $1 {[%cal Rg5g6]} fxg5 30. fxg5 a5 (30... Re5+ {was called for.} 31. Kf4 Re8) 31. g6 {White is clearly winning.} a4 { And now ...a3 would win.} 32. g7 Bxg7 33. Rxg7 {KRB-KR} a3 34. Be6 Rb2 (34... Rb4+ $142 35. Kd3 Rb2) 35. g4 {[%cal Bg2g4,Bg4g5][%mdl 32]} a2 {[#]} 36. Bxa2 $1 Rxa2 37. g5 Rg2 38. Kf5 b5 39. Rd7 {Precision: White = 94%, Black = 40%.} 1-0 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15"] [White "Fridman, Daniel"] [Black "Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E20"] [WhiteElo "2635"] [BlackElo "2671"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "47"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Muelheim"] [BlackTeam "Dresden"] {[%evp 18,47,12,14,19,14,14,12,18,15,24,22,16,12,26,10,8,3,4,6,7,4,5,0,4,1,7,2, 3,2,6,4]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. g3 d5 5. Bg2 O-O 6. Nf3 dxc4 7. O-O Bd7 {E20: Nimzo-Indian: 4 g3 and 4 f3} (7... Nc6 8. Qa4 Bd7 9. Bg5 Rb8 10. Rad1 Bxc3 11. bxc3 h6 12. Bxf6 Qxf6 13. Qxc4 Rfc8 14. Nd2 Na5 15. Qb4 b6 {1/2-1/2 (67) Matlakov,M (2735)-Tomashevsky,E (2713) St Petersburg 2017}) 8. Ne5 Bc6 9. Nxc6 Nxc6 10. Qa4 {LiveBook: 3 Games} Nd5 11. Nxd5 exd5 12. Qb5 a6 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 12... Be7 13. Qxd5 Qxd5 14. Bxd5 Nxd4 15. Bxc4 {1/2-1/2 (31) Van den Bergh,P (2079)-Hendriks,R (2142) Dieren 2006}) 13. Qxd5 Qxd5 14. Bxd5 Nxd4 15. Bxc4 Rfe8 16. e3 Nf3+ {The position is equal.} 17. Kg2 Nd2 18. Bxd2 $1 Bxd2 19. Rfd1 Rad8 20. a4 Kf8 21. Ra3 Bb4 22. Rxd8 Rxd8 23. Rb3 a5 24. Rd3 1/2-1/2 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15"] [White "Meier, Georg"] [Black "Ragger, Markus"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A30"] [WhiteElo "2634"] [BlackElo "2666"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "85"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "SF Deizisau"] [BlackTeam "Solingen"] {[%evp 16,85,26,22,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,7,30,23,21,16,22,16,80,78,59,19,30,31,59,34, 33,36,25,0,48,57,56,65,58,46,70,23,18,-122,57,60,92,85,113,95,161,147,154,156, 194,71,119,45,104,108,114,0,0,0,0,0,0,-57,-57,-59,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. e3 g6 4. d4 Bg7 5. d5 O-O 6. Nc3 d6 7. Bd3 e6 8. O-O exd5 9. cxd5 Bg4 { A61: Modern Benoni: Nf3 without early e4} 10. h3 Bxf3 11. Qxf3 ({Much worse is } 11. gxf3 Nxd5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 12. Nxd5 Qg5+ 13. Kh1 Qxd5 $17) 11... Re8 12. Rd1 Nbd7 13. Qe2 Nh5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13... a6 14. a4 Rc8 15. a5 Ne5 16. Bc2 c4 17. Bd2 Rc5 18. Na4 Rb5 19. Nb6 Nxd5 20. Nxc4 Rc5 21. Nxe5 {1/2-1/2 (21) Mayer,R (2468)-Daus,P (2406) ICCF email 2012}) 14. Qc2 f5 15. a4 a6 16. a5 Ne5 (16... Be5 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 17. Be2 $1 $16 Nf6 18. Bd2 Rc8 19. Ra4 Nfd7 20. b3 Qf6 21. f4 Nf7 22. g4 Qe7 23. gxf5 gxf5 24. Kh2 Nh6 $1 ({Wrong is} 24... Qh4 $2 25. Qxf5 Nf8 26. Rg1 $18) 25. Rg1 Kh8 26. Rg2 Rg8 $1 27. Ra1 {[#]} (27. Bf3 $11) 27... Ne5 $2 (27... Bd4 $1 $17 {[%mdl 512] Threatens to win with ...Rxg2+.} 28. Rag1 (28. exd4 Rxg2+ 29. Kxg2 Rg8+ 30. Kf1 Qh4 $17) 28... Bxe3 29. Rxg8+ Rxg8 30. Rxg8+ Nxg8) 28. Rg3 $14 c4 29. Rag1 cxb3 30. Qxb3 Ng6 (30... Rc7 $16 {was necessary.}) 31. Bd3 $1 $18 Nh4 32. Ne2 Bf6 {[#]} 33. Be1 (33. Bc1 $1 $18 {is more deadly.}) 33... Rg6 34. Bf2 (34. Qb4 $16) 34... Rcg8 (34... Qf7 $14) 35. Qb4 Nf7 36. Nd4 (36. Rxg6 $16 hxg6 37. Rb1) 36... Rxg3 $11 37. Rxg3 Rxg3 38. Kxg3 Ne5 $1 {( -> ...Qg7+)} 39. Bf1 {[#]} (39. Bxf5 $11 Qg7+ 40. Bg4 Nxg4 41. hxg4) 39... Nd3 $1 $15 {[%cal Rd3b4][%mdl 512]} 40. Qd2 {[#]} (40. Bxd3 Qg7+) 40... Qg7+ ({Better is} 40... Nxf4 $1 $15 {[%mdl 512]} 41. exf4 Qg7+ 42. Kh2 Bxd4) 41. Kh2 $11 {The position is equal.} Nxf2 42. Qxf2 Bxd4 43. Qxh4 {Precision: White = 46%, Black = 37%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15"] [White "Lupulescu, Constantin"] [Black "Laznicka, Viktor"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B01"] [WhiteElo "2621"] [BlackElo "2671"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "50"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Aachen"] [BlackTeam "Schwaebisch Hall"] {[%evp 12,50,52,56,56,58,74,83,83,85,78,87,81,72,87,83,96,48,64,51,73,79,81,29, 65,31,39,37,29,19,22,34,29,26,30,15,16,16,37,24,40]} 1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Be2 Bf5 (4... g6 5. O-O Bg7 6. d4 O-O 7. c4 Qd8 8. Nc3 c6 9. h3 Bf5 10. Be3 Na6 11. Qb3 Qc8 12. Rac1 Nc7 13. Rfd1 Ne4 14. Nxe4 Bxe4 15. d5 Rd8 16. Bg5 Rd7 {1/2-1/2 (29) Malakhov,V (2713)-Potapov,P (2493) Doha 2016}) 5. d4 c6 6. O-O {B01: Scandinavian Defence} e6 7. c4 {LiveBook: 22 Games} Qd6 8. Nh4 $146 {White is slightly better.} ({Predecessor:} 8. Qb3 Qb4 9. Bf4 Qxb3 10. axb3 Na6 11. Nc3 Nb4 12. Ne5 {1/2-1/2 (59) Lukac,R (2060)-Vrana,F (2209) Tatranske Zruby 2016}) 8... Bg6 9. Nc3 Be7 10. g3 O-O 11. Nxg6 hxg6 12. Bf4 Qd8 13. Bf3 Nbd7 14. Qe2 Re8 15. Rfd1 Bf8 16. a3 a5 {[%cal Ba7a5,Ba5a4][%mdl 32]} 17. c5 (17. h4 $16) 17... a4 18. Qc2 Qa5 19. Re1 Rec8 20. Bd2 b6 21. Bd1 { [%cal Rc3a4]} bxc5 22. Nxa4 Qa7 23. dxc5 Nxc5 24. Nxc5 Bxc5 25. Be3 Bxe3 { Precision: White = 67%, Black = 66%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15"] [White "Cornette, Matthieu"] [Black "Parligras, Mircea-Emilian"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C50"] [WhiteElo "2618"] [BlackElo "2638"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "101"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Schwaebisch Hall"] [BlackTeam "Aachen"] {[%evp 24,101,26,18,41,23,56,12,23,19,-8,-8,-8,-6,-6,-8,-12,-7,-8,-11,-7,-37, -22,-26,0,0,0,-20,-19,-17,-17,-17,-13,-33,-29,-31,-17,-22,-17,-17,-11,-30,-47, -37,0,-4,-4,-4,-4,-4,-4,-7,-4,-4,-4,-10,-4,-29,-29,-22,-22,-22,-22,-29,-29,-29, -22,-29,0,-29,-22,-22,-22,-22,0,-22,0,-22,0,-22]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 a6 6. a4 d6 7. c3 Ba7 8. Nbd2 O-O 9. h3 Ne7 10. Re1 Ng6 { C54: Giuoco Piano: 4 c3 Nf6, main lines with 5 d4 and 5 d3} 11. d4 h6 12. Bb3 Re8 13. Bc2 {LiveBook: 15 Games} Be6 14. Nf1 exd4 {[#]} 15. Nxd4 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 15. cxd4 d5 {1-0 (47) Vachier Lagrave,M (2796)-Nakamura,H (2785) Paris 2017}) 15... Bd7 16. Ng3 d5 17. exd5 Rxe1+ 18. Qxe1 Bxd4 19. cxd4 Nxd5 20. Bxg6 fxg6 21. Qe4 Be8 22. Ne2 Bf7 23. Nc3 Qe8 24. Bd2 Qc6 25. Re1 Re8 26. Qf3 {[#] Threatens to win with Rxe8+.} Rxe1+ 27. Bxe1 Nb4 {Threatening ...Qxf3. } 28. Qd1 Qc4 29. Ne4 Nc6 30. Bc3 b5 31. axb5 axb5 32. Nd2 Qa2 {[#] ...b4 is the strong threat.} 33. b4 Bd5 34. Nf1 Qc4 35. Qd2 Ne7 36. Ne3 Qc6 37. Bb2 Qe6 38. Bc3 g5 39. Ng4 Ng6 (39... Qe4 {looks sharper.} 40. f3 Qb1+ 41. Kh2 Bf7 42. Ne3 c6) 40. Qe3 (40. Ne5 {keeps more tension.} Qf5 41. Nxg6 Qxg6 42. f3 Qe6 43. Kf2) 40... Nf4 41. Bd2 Qxe3 42. Nxe3 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KBN-KBN} Kf7 43. f3 Ke6 44. Kf2 Nd3+ 45. Ke2 Nf4+ 46. Kf2 c6 47. Bc3 {The position is equal.} Nd3+ 48. Ke2 Nf4+ 49. Kf2 Nd3+ 50. Ke2 Nf4+ 51. Kf2 {Precision: White = 71%, Black = 63%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15"] [White "Smeets, Jan"] [Black "Graf, Alexander"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B09"] [WhiteElo "2608"] [BlackElo "2572"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "41"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Solingen"] [BlackTeam "SF Deizisau"] {[%evp 16,41,75,84,97,58,81,77,77,80,147,133,153,97,787,690,845,565,551,566, 563,564,556,558,1404,1380,29987,29988]} 1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nc3 d6 4. f4 Nf6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Bd3 c5 7. dxc5 {B09: Pirc Defence: Austrian Attack} Nbd7 8. cxd6 exd6 9. O-O {LiveBook: 3 Games. White is better.} Re8 10. f5 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 10. h3 b5 11. Nxb5 Nxe4 12. Bxe4 Rxe4 13. Nxd6 Re7 14. Nxc8 Rxc8 {1/2-1/2 (43) Karjakin,S (2782)-Mamedyarov,S (2753) Moscow 2013}) 10... Nc5 { [%cal Rc5e4]} 11. fxg6 hxg6 {[%cal Rf6e4] [#]} 12. Ng5 $1 Bg4 (12... d5 $142) 13. Qe1 $16 d5 14. e5 (14. Qf2 $142 Ncxe4 15. Ncxe4 dxe4 16. Bc4) 14... d4 $2 { [%mdl 8192]} (14... Ncd7 $16) 15. Bc4 $18 Be6 16. Nxe6 Nxe6 17. exf6 dxc3 18. fxg7 Qd4+ 19. Qf2 cxb2 20. Qxd4 bxc1=Q 21. Bxe6 1-0 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15"] [White "Andersen, Mads"] [Black "Demuth, Adrien"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B39"] [WhiteElo "2606"] [BlackElo "2558"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "62"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Solingen"] [BlackTeam "SF Deizisau"] {[%evp 18,62,55,34,42,22,30,20,42,43,37,25,39,7,0,0,7,0,0,0,16,0,18,13,8,11,9, 22,66,13,10,10,27,0,0,0,0,0,74,64,66,65,58,0,0,0,0]} 1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 g6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Bg7 5. e4 Nc6 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Nc3 Ng4 8. Qxg4 Nxd4 9. Qd1 e5 10. Nb5 {[%cal Rb5d4] LiveBook: 103 Games} d6 {B39: Sicilian: Maroczy Bind with 5... Bg7 and 7...Ng4} (10... O-O 11. Qd2 Re8 12. Nd6 Bf8 13. c5 Bxd6 14. cxd6 b5 15. Bd3 Qf6 16. O-O Qxd6 17. f4 Ne6 18. f5 Nf4 19. Bxf4 exf4 20. Qxf4 Qxf4 21. Rxf4 {1/2-1/2 (66) Paravyan,D (2540)-Plat,V (2520) Yerevan 2017}) 11. Nxd4 exd4 12. Bxd4 Qa5+ 13. Ke2 Be5 14. f3 f5 {Threatening ...fxe4.} 15. exf5 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 15. Kf2 fxe4 16. Be2 O-O 17. c5 Be6 18. Bxe5 dxe5 {1/2-1/2 (42) Schmidek,E (2387)-Brendel,O (2334) Germany 2018}) 15... Bxf5 16. Kf2 O-O-O $1 { [#] Threatens to win with ...Bc2!} 17. Rc1 Kb8 18. Be2 Rhe8 {White should prevent ...d5.} 19. Re1 d5 20. Bxe5+ Rxe5 21. Qd4 dxc4 22. Qxc4 Rde8 23. b4 ( 23. Kf1 $14) 23... Qb6+ $11 24. Kf1 $1 ({Not} 24. Kg3 $2 Bd7 $19) 24... Bd7 25. Qf4 {[#] aiming for Rc5.} g5 $1 {[%cal Rg5f4]} 26. Qd2 Rxe2 27. Rxe2 Bb5 (27... Rxe2 $11 28. Qxe2 (28. Kxe2 Bb5+ 29. Kd1 Ba4+ 30. Ke2 Bb5+ 31. Kd1 Ba4+ 32. Ke2 Bb5+ $11) 28... Bb5) 28. Rce1 $16 h6 29. a4 Bc4 30. a5 (30. h4 $14) 30... Qb5 $1 $11 31. Kf2 Bxe2 {Precision: White = 47%, Black = 74%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15"] [White "Bindrich, Falko"] [Black "Michalik, Peter"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E06"] [WhiteElo "2604"] [BlackElo "2560"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "48"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Aachen"] [BlackTeam "Schwaebisch Hall"] {[%evp 23,48,-12,-1,-10,5,0,0,0,0,0,41,-14,0,-11,-10,-22,-24,-12,0,-3,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. g3 Be7 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O dxc4 7. Ne5 c5 8. dxc5 Qc7 9. Nxc4 Qxc5 10. b3 Rd8 {E05: Open Catalan: 5 Nf3 Be7} 11. Qc2 (11. Nbd2 Nc6 12. Bb2 Qb5 13. e3 Bd7 14. a4 Qa6 15. g4 Be8 16. g5 Nd7 17. Qg4 Nde5 18. Nxe5 Nxe5 19. Bxe5 Rxd2 {1/2-1/2 (31) Matlakov,M (2701)-Blomqvist,E (2574) Caleta 2017}) 11... Nc6 12. Ba3 Nb4 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 13. Qb2 Nfd5 $146 { [#] And now ...Bf6 would win.} ({Predecessor:} 13... Rb8 14. Nc3 Bd7 15. Rac1 Qh5 16. Rfd1 Bc6 17. Bxc6 bxc6 18. Ne3 Bc5 19. Ncd5 Nfxd5 20. Rxc5 Nxe3 21. Rxh5 Rxd1# {0-1 (21) Finkenflugel,R (1909)-Lacrosse,M (2139) Vlissingen 2015}) 14. e4 Nb6 15. Nbd2 Nxc4 16. Nxc4 b5 17. Ne3 (17. Bxb4 $14 Qxb4 18. a3) 17... Bb7 18. Rfd1 a5 19. Qe2 Qb6 20. Bb2 Bc5 {The position is equal.} 21. Qg4 { [%csl Gb2][%cal Rg4g7] [#]} Bd4 22. Rxd4 Rxd4 23. Bxd4 Qxd4 24. Rd1 Qb6 { Precision: White = 47%, Black = 38%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15"] [White "Gajewski, Grzegorz"] [Black "Beerdsen, Thomas"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E17"] [WhiteElo "2599"] [BlackElo "2447"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "103"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Dresden"] [BlackTeam "Muelheim"] {[%evp 19,103,22,20,-15,-10,-26,0,0,0,-8,0,-40,-40,-106,-31,-29,0,0,0,-20,0,0, 0,-23,133,134,137,137,132,132,130,135,134,128,139,142,206,190,177,105,74,81, 102,87,84,81,105,112,115,114,114,111,108,112,96,104,130,122,165,132,266,249, 277,260,261,234,235,286,273,262,281,250,454,326,390,384,389,381,468,461,577, 543,791,796,712,714]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Bb7 5. Bg2 Be7 6. Nc3 Ne4 7. Bd2 Bf6 8. Qc2 Nxd2 9. Qxd2 d6 {E17: Queen's Indian: 4 g3 Bb7 5 Bg2 Be7} 10. e4 (10. h4 Nd7 11. Rd1 O-O 12. Qc2 c6 13. e4 Qc7 14. Ng5 e5 15. d5 h6 16. Nf3 a6 17. dxc6 Qxc6 {1-0 (60) Topalov,V (2741)-Eljanov,P (2751) Shamkir 2017}) 10... O-O {LiveBook: 8 Games} 11. h4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. O-O Nd7 12. Rad1 g6 13. d5 a5 14. Nd4 Nc5 15. Rfe1 Bg7 16. Bh3 Qe7 17. Re2 Rae8 18. Qc2 Qg5 19. a3 a4 20. Nxa4 {0-1 (51) Sarana,A (2433)-Azarov,S (2599) Moscow 2016}) 11... c5 {The position is equal.} 12. d5 Bxc3 13. Qxc3 exd5 14. cxd5 Re8 15. O-O-O Nd7 16. h5 (16. Nd2 $15) 16... h6 ({Black should try} 16... Rxe4 $17 17. h6 Qf6) 17. Nh4 $15 Nf6 (17... b5 {feels hotter.} 18. f4 Nf6 19. Qc2 a5 20. Nf5 Bc8) 18. f3 b5 19. Kb1 b4 20. Qd2 Rb8 21. Nf5 c4 $2 ({Black should play} 21... Bc8 $11 22. Ne3 a5) 22. Qxb4 $16 Nxd5 23. Qxc4 ({But not} 23. exd5 $6 Bc8 $14) 23... Qf6 24. Rd2 $1 ({Stronger than} 24. exd5 Qxf5+ 25. Ka1 Rec8 $11) 24... Nb6 {[#]} 25. Qd4 $1 {[%cal Rd4f6]} Qxd4 26. Rxd4 d5 27. Nd6 Re6 (27... Re7 $16 {was worth a try.} 28. f4 Nc4) 28. Nxb7 $18 Rxb7 29. b3 ({Better is} 29. exd5 $18 Re2 30. Bh3) 29... dxe4 $16 30. fxe4 Rbe7 31. Rd8+ Kh7 32. Rhd1 g6 33. a4 { Strongly threatening a5.} Re5 34. hxg6+ fxg6 35. Kb2 h5 36. Bf1 Rg5 37. R1d4 Rb7 38. Ba6 Rc7 39. Rd3 Ra5 (39... Kh6 $16 40. Bb5 Re5) 40. Bb5 $18 a6 {[#]} 41. Be8 $1 Rg5 42. R8d6 Re7 43. Rxb6 Rxe8 44. Rxa6 Rxe4 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRR} 45. Rc6 Reg4 $2 (45... Kh6 46. Rc4 Re2+ 47. Kc3 Ra2) 46. Rcc3 Re5 47. Ka3 Re1 48. Rd2 g5 49. Rd6 {Rc7+ would kill now.White is clearly winning.} Rge4 50. Rc7+ Re7 51. Rxe7+ Rxe7 52. a5 {Precision: White = 65%, Black = 42%.} 1-0 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15"] [White "Heimann, Andreas"] [Black "Bok, Benjamin"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A06"] [WhiteElo "2589"] [BlackElo "2613"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "53"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "SF Deizisau"] [BlackTeam "Solingen"] {[%evp 10,53,22,8,27,0,3,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,-1,-8,0,-3,-4,-26,-21,-28,-29,-18,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,14,14,14,17,17,14,13,0,0,0,0,-10,-9,-34]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 c6 3. Bg2 Bg4 4. h3 Bh5 5. c4 e6 6. O-O {LiveBook: 19 Games. A07: Réti Opening: New York and Capablanca Systems} Be7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 6... Nd7 7. cxd5 exd5 8. d3 Ngf6 9. Nc3 Be7 10. e4 O-O 11. exd5 Nxd5 12. Nxd5 cxd5 13. Be3 Bc5 14. d4 Bd6 15. Rc1 Re8 16. Re1 Nb6 17. g4 Bg6 18. Ne5 Be4 19. Qb3 Bxg2 20. Kxg2 h5 { 0-1 (56) Meier,G (2650)-Karjakin,S (2760) Riadh 2017}) 7. cxd5 cxd5 8. Qb3 Bxf3 9. Bxf3 Qd7 10. d4 Nc6 {[%cal Bb8c6,Bc6a5,Ba5c4][%mdl 32]} 11. e3 Nf6 12. Nc3 O-O 13. Bd2 Na5 14. Qc2 Nc4 15. Bc1 Rac8 16. b3 Bb4 {The position is equal.} 17. bxc4 Rxc4 18. Bd2 {[#] And now Qb2 would win.} Bxc3 19. Bxc3 {Strongly threatening Be2.} Rfc8 20. Rfc1 Qc6 {[%cal Rc4c3]} 21. Rab1 {Black must now prevent Rb3.} b5 $1 {[%cal Rb5b4] Threatening ...b4.} 22. Qb2 {[#] Threatens to win with Bd2.} ({Don't play} 22. Rb3 b4 $17) 22... Rxc3 23. Rxc3 Qxc3 24. Qxb5 g6 25. Kg2 Kg7 26. Qa6 Qc2 27. Re1 {Precision: White = 61%, Black = 76%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15"] [White "Tomczak, Jacek"] [Black "Edouard, Romain"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B32"] [WhiteElo "2589"] [BlackElo "2613"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "40"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "SFR Berlin"] [BlackTeam "Werder Bremen"] {[%evp 24,40,23,14,8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-22,0,-12,-5,-9,0]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 e5 5. Nb5 {[%cal Bd4b5,Bb5a3,Ba3c4][%mdl 32]} d6 6. N1c3 a6 7. Na3 Be7 8. Nc4 b5 {B32: Sicilian: Löwenthal and Kalashnikov Variations} 9. Ne3 Nf6 10. a3 (10. g3 O-O 11. Bg2 b4 12. Ncd5 Nxd5 13. Nxd5 Bg5 14. Bxg5 Qxg5 15. O-O Be6 16. Nc7 {1/2-1/2 (34) Morozevich,A (2711)-Moiseenko,A (2692) Berlin 2015}) 10... O-O 11. g3 Nd4 12. Bg2 Be6 13. O-O {[#] LiveBook: 3 Games} a5 $146 {The position is equal.} ({Predecessor:} 13... Rc8 14. f4 a5 15. Ncd5 Bxd5 16. exd5 {1/2-1/2 (34) Djukic,N (2534)-Hernandez Guerrero,G (2506) Baku 2016}) 14. Ne2 Nxe2+ 15. Qxe2 Rb8 16. a4 b4 17. b3 Qb6 18. Bb2 Qc5 19. Kh1 Bd8 20. f4 Bb6 1/2-1/2 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15"] [White "Hracek, Zbynek"] [Black "Jakubowski, Krzysztof"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D35"] [WhiteElo "2583"] [BlackElo "2515"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "63"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Werder Bremen"] [BlackTeam "SFR Berlin"] {[%evp 22,63,24,12,53,43,60,25,46,43,51,0,32,24,35,17,44,26,72,35,48,37,48,39, 94,89,104,104,99,52,90,86,93,31,144,142,139,126,137,108,136,100,110,79]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bg5 c6 6. e3 Be7 7. Bd3 Nbd7 8. h3 O-O 9. Qc2 Re8 10. Nf3 Nf8 11. O-O g6 12. Rab1 {LiveBook: 135 Games} Be6 {D36: Queen's Gambit Declined: Exchange Variation: Main line (5 Bg5 c6 6 Qc2)} (12... Ne6 13. Bh4 Ng7 14. b4 a6 15. a4 Bf5 16. b5 axb5 17. axb5 Bxd3 18. Qxd3 Nf5 19. Bxf6 Bxf6 20. Qc2 Nd6 21. Nd2 {0-1 (47) Navara,D (2730)-Hansen,S (2566) Reykjavik 2015}) 13. b4 Rc8 14. Na4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14. Rfc1 N6d7 15. Bxe7 Qxe7 16. b5 c5 {1/2-1/2 (16) Miedema,D (2361)-Jakubowski,K (2563) Porto Mannu 2016}) 14... Rc7 {White has an edge.} 15. Nc5 Bc8 16. a4 ({Better is} 16. Bf4 $14) 16... Nh5 17. Bxe7 Qxe7 18. Qb2 Qf6 19. Ne5 Qd6 20. Be2 Ng7 21. Rbc1 f6 22. Nf3 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black is under pressure.} g5 (22... b6 $14) 23. b5 $16 h5 24. bxc6 bxc6 25. Ba6 {[%cal Be2a6,Ba6c8,Bc8h3][%mdl 32]} g4 26. Nh4 gxh3 27. g3 (27. Bxc8 $16 hxg2 28. Kxg2 (28. Nxg2 Rexc8 29. Kh1 Nge6 $11) 28... Rexc8 29. Rg1) 27... Nf5 (27... Bg4 $1 $14) 28. Bxc8 Nxh4 29. Bxh3 Rg7 {[#]} 30. Kh1 $1 Nf3 {Threatening ...h4.} 31. Qe2 Nxd4 32. Qd1 {Precision: White = 31%, Black = 33%.} ({Much weaker is} 32. Qxh5 $6 Re5 $11) 1/2-1/2 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15"] [White "Babula, Vlastimil"] [Black "Schreiner, Peter"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D85"] [WhiteElo "2554"] [BlackElo "2473"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "54"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Werder Bremen"] [BlackTeam "SFR Berlin"] {[%evp 16,54,0,0,0,0,16,5,24,0,4,0,0,10,10,0,2,0,-5,-9,-13,-57,-61,-59,-65,-90, -97,-82,-112,-68,-62,-59,-30,-35,-18,-36,0,-34,0,-35,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 Bg7 7. Nf3 c5 8. h3 O-O 9. Be3 { LiveBook: 26 Games. D85: Exchange Grünfeld: Unusual White 7th moves and lines with 7 Nf3} b6 10. Rc1 cxd4 11. cxd4 {The position is equal.} e6 12. Bd3 Bb7 13. O-O Nc6 {[%cal Rc6d4,Bb8c6,Bc6b4,Bb4a2,Ba2c3,Bc3d1][%mdl 32]} 14. Qa4 Qd6 15. Rfd1 {[#]} a6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 15... Rac8 16. d5 exd5 17. exd5 Ne5 18. Nxe5 Bxe5 19. Qxa7 Rxc1 20. Rxc1 Bxd5 {1/2-1/2 (20) Lupulescu,C (2609)-Piorun, K (2665) Germany 2017}) 16. d5 exd5 17. exd5 Nb4 18. a3 Na2 19. Bf4 Qd8 20. Rc7 {[#] Strongly threatening Qb3.} Nc3 21. Qc2 Nxd1 22. Rxb7 Nc3 23. d6 b5 24. Qb3 Na4 {[#] Hoping for ...Nc5.} 25. Qd5 $1 Nc3 26. Qb3 Na4 {...Nc5 is the strong threat.} 27. Qd5 $1 Nc3 {Precision: White = 72%, Black = 53%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15"] [White "Hausrath, Daniel"] [Black "Paehtz, Elisabeth"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A04"] [WhiteElo "2499"] [BlackElo "2475"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "67"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Muelheim"] [BlackTeam "Dresden"] {[%evp 13,67,29,43,10,14,0,45,4,52,6,47,26,50,27,50,45,66,61,84,45,84,81,91,81, 100,117,92,60,93,91,146,102,112,114,100,100,135,83,92,89,89,80,153,166,132,133, 141,137,245,239,234,203,339,326,906,898]} 1. Nf3 g6 2. g3 Bg7 3. d4 d6 4. Bg2 Nd7 5. O-O e5 6. dxe5 dxe5 7. Nc3 Ne7 {LiveBook: 3 Games. A41: 1 d4 d6: Tartakower System and Modern Defence} 8. Nd2 $146 ({Predecessor:} 8. Qd3 O-O 9. Rd1 c6 10. Ng5 Qc7 11. b4 Nb6 12. e4 h6 13. Nf3 Be6 14. a4 Rad8 15. Qe2 Rxd1+ 16. Nxd1 {1-0 (46) Mikhalevski,V (2538)-Bitensky,I (2355) Israel 2018}) 8... O-O 9. Nc4 Nf5 {The position is equal.} 10. a4 Nc5 11. b4 Ne6 12. Ba3 Qd4 13. Qd3 $1 Rd8 14. Rad1 Nd6 15. Nxd6 Rxd6 16. b5 (16. Nd5 {with more complications. } Rd7 17. Qb3 Qg4 18. b5 Nd4 19. Ne7+) 16... Qxd3 17. cxd3 Rd8 18. Nd5 Bf8 19. Bb2 Bd6 20. Nf6+ Kg7 21. Ne4 f6 ({Better is} 21... Kf8) 22. Nxd6 Rxd6 23. f4 exf4 24. gxf4 a6 25. f5 (25. Rc1 $142) 25... Nd4 $16 26. Bxd4 Rxd4 27. Rc1 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has strong initiative.} axb5 (27... Rd7 $142) 28. Rxc7+ Kh6 29. fxg6 hxg6 30. axb5 Rb4 (30... Bg4 $16) 31. Rxf6 $18 {Black must now prevent Rf8.} Rxb5 32. Be4 Rg5+ (32... Bf5 $142 33. Bxf5 (33. Bxb7 Ra2 $16) 33... Rxf5 34. Rxf5 gxf5 35. Rxb7 Ra1+ 36. Kg2 Re1) 33. Kf2 Bg4 $2 {[#]} (33... Bh3 34. Rxb7 Ra1) 34. h4 {Precision: White = 55%, Black = 40%.} 1-0 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15"] [White "Sprenger, Jan Michael"] [Black "Nyback, Tomi"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C92"] [WhiteElo "2496"] [BlackElo "2576"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "124"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "SFR Berlin"] [BlackTeam "Werder Bremen"] {[%evp 33,124,18,20,9,11,10,28,14,16,0,0,0,14,0,0,0,15,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,12,0,0,0, 0,-60,-60,-62,-62,-94,-79,-145,-119,-195,-199,-377,-358,-348,-365,-391,-381, -389,-379,-700,-698,-704,-695,-685,-618,-663,-648,-654,-654,-576,-552,-1117, -1075,-903,-620,-1094,-1007,-1049,-648,-1102,-1185,-1116,-1146,-1152,-1133, -1192,-1108,-1738,-1441,-1690,-620,-1706,-1670,-2522,-2505,-2341,-1023,-2312, -2361,-2178,-2133,-2259,-2077,-2588,-2369]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. c3 O-O 9. h3 Bb7 10. d4 Re8 11. Ng5 Rf8 12. Nf3 Re8 13. Nbd2 Nd7 {C92: Closed Ruy Lopez: 9...Be6, Karpov and Flohr-Zaitsev Variations} (13... Bf8 14. a3 h6 15. Bc2 Nb8 16. b3 Nbd7 17. Bb2 c5 18. d5 Bc8 19. a4 Rb8 20. axb5 axb5 21. Bd3 Nh5 22. Bf1 g6 23. Nh2 Ng7 24. Bd3 Nf6 {1-0 (49) Harikrishna,P (2744)-Ivanchuk,V (2726) Riadh 2017}) 14. Nf1 exd4 15. cxd4 Na5 16. Bc2 c5 17. d5 Nc4 {LiveBook: 14 Games} 18. b3 Bf6 19. Rb1 Nce5 20. Nxe5 Nxe5 21. Ne3 Bc8 22. Kh2 $146 ({Predecessor:} 22. Bb2 Ra7 23. Rf1 Nd7 24. Ng4 Bxb2 25. Rxb2 {0-1 (70) Svidinsky,D (2147)-Aleksandrov,A (2606) St Petersburg 2015}) 22... Bd7 23. Bd2 Ng6 24. g3 Be5 25. Nf5 Bxf5 26. exf5 Nf8 27. f4 Bd4 28. Qf3 Ra7 29. g4 Rae7 30. Rxe7 Rxe7 31. g5 (31. Re1 $11) 31... Qe8 $15 32. Bd3 f6 33. h4 Nd7 34. Kg2 {[#]} (34. g6 $142) 34... Nb6 $1 $17 35. Kf1 (35. a4 $17 {is a better defense.}) 35... c4 $19 {[%cal Bc5c4,Bc4c3][%mdl 32]} 36. Bc2 $2 {[#]} (36. bxc4 {was forced.} bxc4 37. Be2) 36... c3 $1 {[%cal Rc3d2][%mdl 512]} 37. Be1 (37. Bxc3 Re3) 37... b4 38. Bf2 Bxf2 39. Kxf2 Qb5 40. Re1 $2 (40. Kg3 Qe2 41. Qxe2 Rxe2 42. Rc1) 40... Qc5+ {Black is clearly winning.} 41. Kf1 Rxe1+ 42. Kxe1 Qg1+ 43. Ke2 Qh2+ 44. Qf2 Qxf2+ 45. Kxf2 Nxd5 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KB-KN} 46. Kf3 Nb6 47. Ke4 Kf7 48. Kd4 Ke7 49. Bd3 Kd7 50. Bc2 Kc6 51. Be4+ d5 52. Bc2 Kd6 53. Bd3 Nd7 54. Bc2 Nb8 55. Bd3 Nc6+ 56. Ke3 a5 57. Bc2 Kc5 58. Bd3 Ne7 59. Bc2 d4+ 60. Kf3 Nd5 61. Bd3 Ne3 62. Ke2 Ng2 { Precision: White = 34%, Black = 84%.} 0-1 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15"] [White "Van Foreest, Lucas"] [Black "Raykhman, Alexander"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B90"] [WhiteElo "2485"] [BlackElo "2400"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "89"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Aachen"] [BlackTeam "Schwaebisch Hall"] {[%evp 19,89,15,32,25,107,84,69,33,193,0,0,1,65,22,86,93,83,75,128,63,129,139, 123,81,83,38,92,36,64,0,90,53,50,52,80,52,112,98,158,139,156,68,84,15,15,6,16, 8,18,27,89,0,14,0,0,0,112,0,14,7,80,0,72,0,9,18,142,0,16,0,15,-5]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 e6 7. f3 b5 8. g4 Bb7 9. h4 { [%cal Bh2h4,Bh4h5][%mdl 32] B80: Sicilian Scheveningen: 6 g3 and 6 Be3, including English Attack} Nfd7 10. Qd2 Nb6 {LiveBook: 4 Games} 11. a4 $146 { White is slightly better.} ({Predecessor:} 11. Nb3 b4 12. Nd1 Nc6 13. Qf2 Nd7 14. g5 Be7 15. f4 h6 16. Rg1 hxg5 17. hxg5 Nc5 18. Bxc5 dxc5 {1/2-1/2 (39) Solak,D (2490)-Bruzon Batista,L (2534) Yerevan 2000}) 11... Nc4 (11... bxa4 $11 12. Nxa4 Nxa4 13. Rxa4 d5) 12. Bxc4 $1 $16 bxc4 13. h5 d5 $2 (13... h6 $14) 14. e5 $2 (14. exd5 $18 {Black must now prevent Bg5.} Bxd5 15. h6 (15. Nxd5 Qxd5 16. O-O-O Rg8 $16)) 14... Nd7 15. f4 Nc5 (15... Bb4 $11) 16. g5 Ne4 (16... Rb8 $11) 17. Nxe4 dxe4 18. O-O-O Qd7 ({Black should try} 18... Qc7) 19. Qa5 (19. g6 $16) 19... Qd8 (19... Bd5 $14) 20. Qc3 {Hoping for Nxe6!} Bd5 21. f5 { Threatens to win with fxe6.} Qd7 22. Qa5 {Strongly threatening fxe6.} Qd8 ( 22... Qb7 $14 23. c3 Rb8) 23. Qe1 (23. Qd2 $16) 23... Qd7 $14 24. Qa5 {And now fxe6 would win.} Qd8 $1 {[%cal Rd8a5]} 25. Qxd8+ Rxd8 26. f6 Rg8 27. Rhg1 Bb4 ( 27... Bc5 $14) 28. Ne2 $16 Bc6 (28... Ba5 $142) 29. Rxd8+ Kxd8 30. Bb6+ (30. Rd1+ $1 $16 Ke8 31. Nc3 Bxc3 32. bxc3) 30... Kc8 31. a5 (31. c3 $16 Bf8 32. Be3 ) 31... gxf6 $11 32. exf6 Bd6 33. Be3 Bd5 34. Nc3 Be5 (34... Kd7 $11) 35. Ne2 ( {White should play} 35. g6 $16 {Rg5 is the strong threat.} hxg6 36. hxg6 fxg6 37. Nxd5 exd5 38. f7) 35... Bd6 36. Rg4 Be5 37. Bd4 Bc7 {[#]} (37... Bd6 $11) 38. Rg1 ({Better is} 38. g6 $1 $16 {[%cal Rg6h7]} hxg6 39. hxg6 fxg6 40. Bc5) 38... Bh2 39. Rg2 {aiming for g6.} Bc7 {[#]} (39... Bd6 $11 {keeps the balance. }) 40. Be3 (40. g6 $1 $16 {[%cal Rg6h7]} hxg6 41. hxg6 fxg6 42. Bc5) 40... Be5 (40... Bxa5 $11 41. Nf4 Bc7) 41. Rg1 (41. g6 $1 $16 {[%cal Rg6h7]} hxg6 42. hxg6) 41... Bh2 42. Rd1 {White wants to play Nc3.} Bc7 (42... Kd7 $11 {remains equal.}) 43. Rg1 ({White has to play} 43. Nc3 $16) 43... Bh2 44. Rh1 Bc7 45. Rg1 {Precision: White = 32%, Black = 18%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15"] [White "Gurevich, Vladimir"] [Black "Adams, Michael"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C54"] [WhiteElo "2472"] [BlackElo "2701"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "84"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "SV Hofheim"] [BlackTeam "Baden-Baden"] {[%evp 26,84,49,41,45,19,31,0,0,0,0,0,-4,-6,0,-2,0,0,0,0,0,0,-15,-16,-16,-29, -16,-42,-40,-30,-32,-109,-103,-285,-299,-301,-283,-294,-282,-388,-387,-389, -373,-599,-612,-618,-614,-597,-591,-552,-512,-495,-497,-497,-460,-546,-667, -29978,-29978,-29978,-6983]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. O-O O-O 6. h3 d6 7. c3 a6 8. Bb3 Ba7 9. Re1 Ne7 10. Nbd2 {[%cal Bb1d2,Bd2f1,Bf1g3] [%mdl 32]} Ng6 11. Nf1 Re8 {C54: Giuoco Piano: 4 c3 Nf6, main lines with 5 d4 and 5 d3} (11... c6 12. Ng3 Re8 13. d4 h6 14. Bc2 Qc7 15. Be3 Bd7 16. Qd2 c5 17. Rad1 cxd4 18. cxd4 Rac8 19. Bb1 {0-1 (58) Alekseev,E (2616)-Sjugirov,S (2650) Riadh 2017}) 12. Ng3 Be6 13. d4 h6 14. Bxe6 {LiveBook: 6 Games} Rxe6 15. d5 Re8 16. Be3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 16. Nf5 Nf4 17. Nh2 Nh7 18. h4 h5 19. g3 Nh3+ 20. Kg2 Nxf2 {0-1 (58) Yurtseven,M (2355)-Petkov,V (2534) Izmir 2015}) 16... Bxe3 17. Rxe3 c6 18. c4 Rc8 19. Rc1 Qd7 20. Rec3 Nf4 21. Nd2 cxd5 22. cxd5 Rxc3 23. Rxc3 Rc8 24. Rxc8+ Qxc8 25. Nf5 Qc5 26. Nb3 Qb4 27. f3 $1 Qb6+ 28. Kf1 (28. Kh2 $1 $15) 28... g6 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black is really pushing.} 29. Nxh6+ $2 (29. Ng3 $17) 29... Kg7 $19 {aiming for ...N6h5.} 30. Ng4 N6h5 { Hoping for ...Ng3+.} 31. Qe1 {[#]} a5 $1 {[%cal Ba6a5,Ba5a4][%mdl 544]} 32. Qf2 (32. Nxa5 Ng3+) 32... Qb5+ 33. Kg1 a4 34. Nd2 $2 (34. Nd4 exd4 35. Qxd4+ Kg8 36. Qd2) 34... Qxb2 35. Nc4 Qc1+ 36. Qf1 Ne2+ 37. Kf2 Qxc4 38. Qxe2 Qd4+ 39. Qe3 Qb2+ 40. Kg1 {intending Qh6+.} Nf4 {[%csl Gf4][%cal Rb2g2] [#]} 41. Nf2 Qb1+ 42. Kh2 Qf1 {Precision: White = 40%, Black = 86%.} 0-1 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15"] [White "Abel, Dennes"] [Black "Werle, Jan"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A05"] [WhiteElo "2471"] [BlackElo "2532"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "90"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "SFR Berlin"] [BlackTeam "Werder Bremen"] {[%evp 16,90,0,0,16,24,31,29,20,22,24,13,15,20,15,0,0,0,0,0,30,37,41,47,40,39, 43,60,70,50,59,84,61,23,23,23,24,25,31,33,35,11,43,0,12,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-12,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. d4 e6 3. c4 c5 4. Nc3 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Bb4 6. Bd2 O-O 7. e3 {[%cal Be2e3,Be3d4][%mdl 32]} Nc6 8. a3 Be7 9. Be2 {LiveBook: 11 Games. A32: Symmetrical English: 2 Nf3 Nf6 3 d4 cxd4 4 Nxd4 e6} Nxd4 10. exd4 d5 11. c5 {White is slightly better.} Ne4 12. O-O e5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12... b6 13. b4 Nxd2 14. Qxd2 bxc5 15. dxc5 d4 16. Ne4 e5 {1/2-1/2 (44) Abdyjapar,A (2382)-Moiseenko,A (2667) Riadh 2017}) 13. Nxe4 dxe4 14. Bc3 exd4 15. Qxd4 Qxd4 16. Bxd4 Rd8 17. Be3 Be6 18. b4 {[%cal Bb2b4,Bb4b5] [%mdl 32]} f5 19. Rac1 Rac8 20. f3 Bf6 21. fxe4 fxe4 22. b5 Bd4 23. Bxd4 Rxd4 24. Rfd1 (24. Rc2 {is interesting.} Bd5 25. Kf2 e3+ 26. Kxe3 Ra4 27. Kf2) 24... Rxd1+ 25. Bxd1 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} Kf7 $1 26. Kf2 Kf6 27. Ke3 Ke5 28. Rc3 Rf8 29. c6 bxc6 {The position is equal.} 30. Rxc6 Rf1 31. Rc5+ Kd6 32. Rc6+ Ke5 33. Be2 Rb1 34. Rc5+ Kd6 35. Rc6+ Ke5 36. Rc5+ Kd6 37. Rc3 Bd5 38. h4 Rg1 39. Kf2 Ra1 40. h5 h6 41. Bc4 Bxc4 42. Rxc4 Rxa3 43. Rxe4 Rc3 44. Rd4+ Ke6 45. Re4+ Kd6 {Precision: White = 61%, Black = 76%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15"] [White "Zumsande, Martin"] [Black "Seyb, Alexander"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B09"] [WhiteElo "2453"] [BlackElo "2382"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "88"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Werder Bremen"] [BlackTeam "SFR Berlin"] {[%evp 31,88,0,12,-2,0,0,-10,-1,0,-13,-13,-23,0,-33,-24,-36,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,2,22,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-21,-22,-23,-8,-8,0,-4,0,0,0,-8,-8,-8, -8]} 1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nc3 d6 4. f4 Nf6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Be2 c5 7. dxc5 Qa5 8. O-O Qxc5+ 9. Kh1 Nc6 10. Bd3 Bg4 11. Qe1 Bxf3 12. Rxf3 Rac8 {B09: Pirc Defence: Austrian Attack} 13. Be3 Qa5 14. a3 d5 {[%cal Bd6d5,Bd5d4][%mdl 32]} 15. e5 d4 16. exf6 Bxf6 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 17. Ne4 dxe3 18. Nxf6+ exf6 19. Rxe3 Qb6 20. Rb1 f5 21. c3 Nd8 {[#]} 22. Qf2 $146 ({Predecessor:} 22. Bxf5 gxf5 23. Rg3+ Kh8 24. Qe7 Rg8 25. Qe5+ f6 26. Rxg8+ Kxg8 27. Qe8+ {1-0 (27) De Firmian,N (2565) -Chernin,A (2600) Moscow 1990}) 22... Ne6 23. Rbe1 Qd6 24. g3 a5 25. Bf1 { [%cal Bd3f1,Bf1g2,Bg2f3][%mdl 32]} Rfd8 26. Bg2 b6 27. Bf3 Kg7 28. Kg2 Qc5 29. Qe2 Qc4 (29... Qd6 {is more complex.} 30. Re5 Qd2 31. Kf1 h5 32. Rb5 Rb8) 30. Re5 Qxe2+ 31. R1xe2 Rc5 32. Kf2 Kf6 33. R5e3 h6 34. h4 g5 35. hxg5+ hxg5 36. fxg5+ Kxg5 37. b4 Rc4 38. bxa5 bxa5 39. Rb2 Rdc8 40. Rb5 {The position is equal.} R8c5 41. Rxc5 Nxc5 42. Bd5 Ne4+ 43. Kf3 Rxc3 44. Rxc3 Nxc3 {Precision: White = 56%, Black = 58%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15"] [White "Vogel, Roven"] [Black "Dinstuhl, Volkmar"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D38"] [WhiteElo "2449"] [BlackElo "2384"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "63"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Dresden"] [BlackTeam "Muelheim"] {[%evp 27,63,40,37,0,29,0,22,0,0,6,102,94,166,163,165,166,229,229,257,261,231, 187,227,225,234,231,221,219,314,344,323,330,316,308,304,255,814,814]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. Bg5 Nbd7 6. e3 c5 7. Bd3 cxd4 8. exd4 dxc4 9. Bxc4 O-O 10. O-O Bxc3 11. bxc3 Qc7 12. Bd3 b6 13. Rc1 Bb7 14. Re1 h6 {LiveBook: 3 Games. aiming for ...Bxf3. E54: Nimzo-Indian: Rubinstein: Main Line: 7... dxc4 8 Bxc4} (14... Qc6 15. a4 Rac8 16. Bh4 h6 17. c4 Rfe8 18. Bg3 Rcd8 19. Qb3 Nh5 20. c5 Nxg3 21. hxg3 bxc5 22. Be4 Qxe4 23. Rxe4 Bxe4 24. dxc5 {1/2-1/2 (75) Piorun,K (2681)-Vedmediuc,S (2437) Baku 2016}) 15. Bd2 Rac8 16. Qe2 {[#]} Qc6 $146 {The position is equal.} 17. Bb5 Qd5 18. c4 Qh5 (18... Qd6 $11) 19. Bb4 $16 Rfe8 {[#]} (19... Bxf3 $16 20. Qxf3 Qxf3 21. gxf3 Rfe8) 20. Ne5 $1 $36 { [%mdl 2048] White is on the roll.} Nxe5 21. dxe5 ({Don't do} 21. Qxh5 $6 Nxh5 22. Rxe5 Nf4 $14) 21... Qg6 (21... Qxe2 {might work better.} 22. Rxe2 Nd5) 22. f3 Nh5 23. Bxe8 Rxe8 24. Qc2 Qg5 {[#]} 25. Bd2 $1 {[%cal Rd2g5]} Nf4 26. Bxf4 Qxf4 27. Qd3 {Hoping for Qd7.} Rc8 (27... Bc6 {was worth a try.} 28. Qe3 Qh4) 28. Qd7 Ba6 29. Qxa7 Qd4+ 30. Kh1 Bxc4 31. h3 Rd8 $2 (31... Qd8 32. Red1 Bd5 33. Rxc8 Qxc8 34. Qxb6 Qc2) 32. Re4 {Precision: White = 61%, Black = 37%.} 1-0 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15"] [White "Keymer, Vincent"] [Black "Predojevic, Borki"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D37"] [WhiteElo "2443"] [BlackElo "2640"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "91"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "SF Deizisau"] [BlackTeam "Solingen"] {[%evp 13,91,25,30,-3,14,0,17,18,22,21,25,16,21,20,21,14,43,16,42,37,60,45,57, 27,33,31,26,14,14,19,10,8,21,19,29,14,32,20,25,28,33,38,53,23,36,16,21,0,0,-30, -7,-14,-14,-14,-14,-5,0,0,0,-31,-20,-28,-29,-23,-29,-27,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 a6 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bg5 {D37: Queen's Gambit Declined: 5 Bf4} (6. Qb3 Be7 7. Bf4 O-O 8. e3 c6 9. Bxb8 Rxb8 10. Bxa6 Bd6 11. Be2 Re8 12. O-O h5 13. Qc2 g6 {0-1 (38) Gelfand,B (2695) -Andreikin,D (2712) Moscow 2018}) 6... Be6 7. e3 Nbd7 {LiveBook: 186 Games} 8. Ne5 {White has an edge.} Be7 9. Bd3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9. Be2 Nxe5 10. dxe5 Nd7 11. Bxe7 Qxe7 12. Nxd5 Bxd5 13. Qxd5 c6 {0-1 (39) Stokke,K (2354) -Sunilduth Lyna,N (2501) Bangkok 2016}) 9... h6 10. Bf4 O-O 11. O-O c5 12. Rc1 Rc8 13. Bb1 cxd4 14. exd4 Re8 15. Re1 b5 16. Qd3 Nf8 17. a4 bxa4 18. Qxa6 (18. Nxa4 $5 {[%cal Re5c6]} Qa5 19. Nc3 $14) 18... Ra8 19. Qb5 a3 20. Nc6 Bd7 { [#] Hoping for ...Bxc6.} 21. Nxe7+ Rxe7 22. Qb3 axb2 23. Qxb2 Rxe1+ 24. Rxe1 Be6 25. f3 Rc8 26. Bd3 Qa5 27. Bd2 Qa7 28. Nb5 Qb6 29. Qa3 Bd7 30. Ba5 Qb8 $1 31. Rb1 {[#] Threatens to win with Nd6.} Bxb5 32. Bxb5 Qf4 33. Rd1 Ne6 34. g3 $132 {[%mdl 2048] White has counterplay} Qb8 35. Bf1 Rc2 36. Bd3 Rb2 37. Bc3 Rb3 38. Qa1 Ng5 39. Bc2 {[%cal Bd3c2,Bc2d1,Bd1e2][%mdl 32]} Rb7 40. Rd3 { The position is equal.} Qc8 41. Re3 g6 42. Qe1 Re7 {And now ...Nxf3+! would win.} 43. Bd1 Rxe3 44. Qxe3 Ne6 45. Be2 h5 46. h4 {Precision: White = 39%, Black = 67%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15"] [White "Womacka, Mathias"] [Black "Handke, Florian"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B09"] [WhiteElo "2439"] [BlackElo "2534"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "60"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Schwaebisch Hall"] [BlackTeam "Aachen"] {[%evp 29,60,9,18,18,18,17,18,23,30,21,22,15,41,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 2,0,0,0,16]} 1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. f4 Bg7 5. Nf3 c5 6. Bb5+ Bd7 7. e5 Ng4 8. Bxd7+ Qxd7 9. d5 dxe5 10. h3 e4 11. hxg4 {B09: Pirc Defence: Austrian Attack} exf3 12. Qxf3 Na6 13. Bd2 {[%cal Bc1d2,Bd2e1,Be1g3][%mdl 32]} O-O-O ( 13... Nb4 14. O-O-O O-O-O 15. Ne4 Nxd5 16. Nxc5 Qc6 17. Nd3 Kb8 18. Ne5 Bxe5 19. fxe5 {0-1 (64) Kovalev,V (2639)-Ponomariov,R (2694) Riadh 2017}) 14. O-O-O Nc7 15. Be1 f5 {LiveBook: 27 Games} 16. gxf5 Qxf5 17. g4 Qf7 $1 18. Bg3 h5 {[#] } 19. f5 $146 {Strongly threatening Bxc7.} hxg4 20. Qf4 {[%csl Gg3][%cal Rf4c7] [#]} Na6 21. Nb5 (21. fxg6 {seems wilder.} Qxg6 22. Rxh8 Rxh8 23. Kb1 Rf8 24. Qe3) 21... Rxd5 {...Rxh1 is the strong threat.The position is equal.} 22. Rxh8+ Bxh8 23. Rxd5 $40 {[%mdl 128] White mounts an attack.} Qxd5 24. fxg6 {[#] Hoping for Qf8+.} Qh1+ 25. Kd2 Qg2+ 26. Ke3 Kd8 27. Qf8+ Kd7 28. Qf5+ Kd8 $1 29. Qf8+ Kd7 30. Qf5+ Kd8 $1 {Precision: White = 83%, Black = 85%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15"] [White "Schmidek, Emil"] [Black "Grigorian, Spartak"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B94"] [WhiteElo "2395"] [BlackElo "2321"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "108"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "SFR Berlin"] [BlackTeam "Werder Bremen"] {[%evp 17,108,6,50,50,50,43,43,48,44,43,50,38,48,42,54,43,54,38,47,0,0,0,40,41, 79,26,27,29,20,17,35,22,58,68,59,9,11,10,12,0,0,0,6,6,7,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 Nbd7 7. Bc4 Qb6 { B94: Sicilian Najdorf: 6 Bg5 Nbd7} (7... h6 8. Bh4 g6 9. Qe2 e5 10. Nb3 Be7 11. a4 Nb6 12. Bd3 Be6 13. a5 Nbd7 14. Bc4 Rc8 15. Bxe6 fxe6 16. O-O {1-0 (79) Nepomniachtchi,I (2751)-Fedoseev,V (2724) Moscow 2018}) 8. Bb3 e6 9. Qd2 Nc5 { LiveBook: 6 Games} 10. Bxf6 gxf6 11. O-O-O h5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11... Bd7 12. f4 O-O-O 13. Kb1 Kb8 14. f5 h5 15. Rhf1 {1/2-1/2 (43) Firnhaber,I (2262) -Zejewski,P (2143) GER email 2012}) 12. f4 {[%cal Bf2f4,Bf4f5][%mdl 32]} Bd7 13. Kb1 O-O-O 14. Rhf1 Be7 15. f5 {aiming for fxe6.} Kb8 16. Qf2 {[#] Strongly threatening fxe6.} Qa5 17. Qf3 Rc8 18. fxe6 (18. a3 {with more complications.} Nxb3 19. cxb3 h4 20. Qe3 Qe5 21. Rf4) 18... fxe6 19. Nce2 f5 (19... Rh7 { keeps more tension.} 20. Bc4 Qb4 21. Bb3 Nxb3 22. Nxb3 Qb5) 20. exf5 Nxb3 21. Nxb3 (21. axb3 $16 e5 22. Ne6) 21... Qxf5 $11 22. Qxf5 exf5 23. Nbd4 Bf6 24. Nxf5 Bxf5 25. Rxf5 Be5 26. Nd4 Rcg8 {The position is equal.} 27. g3 h4 28. Nf3 hxg3 29. hxg3 Bxg3 30. Rfd5 Re8 31. a3 Rhf8 32. Nd4 Be5 33. Nb3 Rf2 34. Nd2 Bf4 35. Nb3 Rc8 36. Nd4 Be5 37. c3 Rh8 {[#] Hoping for ...Rhh2.} 38. Nb3 Bf4 39. Nc1 {With the idea Nd3.} Bxc1 40. Kxc1 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRR} Rhh2 { Threatens to win with ...Rc2+.} 41. R1d2 Rxd2 42. Rxd2 {KR-KR} Rh1+ 43. Kc2 Kc7 44. Kb3 b5 45. Rd4 Kc6 46. Kb4 Rh2 47. b3 Rh3 48. a4 bxa4 49. Rc4+ Kb6 50. Kxa4 d5 51. Rc8 Kb7 52. Rc5 Kb6 53. b4 Rg3 54. Rc8 Kb7 {Precision: White = 72%, Black = 69%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15"] [White "Braun, Christian"] [Black "Zpevak, Pavel"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B48"] [WhiteElo "2391"] [BlackElo "2339"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "93"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Aachen"] {[%evp 20,93,46,37,48,48,48,44,41,39,63,36,21,-13,19,27,110,86,84,83,74,98,104, 64,117,120,140,129,114,117,106,95,364,364,363,347,412,414,377,394,363,279,281, 281,275,269,223,213,288,289,291,272,425,405,442,436,615,606,581,534,437,359, 1368,1106,1533,1475,1547,1136,6119,6070,12845,12050,5708,5740,5106,5102]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Be3 a6 7. Qd2 Nf6 8. f4 { B48: Sicilian: Taimanov: 5 Nc3 Qc7 6 Be3 a6 without Be2} Bb4 9. Bd3 d6 (9... Na5 10. a3 Bxc3 11. Qxc3 Qxc3+ 12. bxc3 d5 13. exd5 exd5 14. Nb3 Nc4 15. Bd4 Ne4 {1-0 (57) Carlsen,M (2834)-Matlakov,M (2718) Wijk aan Zee 2018}) 10. a3 Bc5 11. Nxc6 {LiveBook: 4 Games. Threatens to win with Bxc5.} Bxe3 $1 12. Qxe3 { And now Qg3 would win.} bxc6 13. O-O-O d5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13... Nd7 14. h4 Rb8 15. Rh3 Qb6 16. Qxb6 Rxb6 {0-1 (70) Gaponenko,I (2411)-Kalinina,O (2322) Rivne 2016}) 14. Rhf1 Rb8 15. Qg3 O-O 16. e5 Nd7 17. Qh4 {[%csl Gd3][%cal Rh4h7]} f5 (17... g6 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 18. exf6 $1 $40 {[%mdl 128] White goes for the king.} Nxf6 {next ...c5 is good for Black.} 19. g4 $1 Qb6 20. b3 g6 21. Rf3 Rb7 {[#]} (21... Qa5 $14 22. Kb2 Rb7) 22. f5 $1 {[%cal Rf5g6] } g5 23. Qxg5+ Rg7 {[#]} 24. Qh4 $1 Rxg4 25. Qe1 c5 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (25... exf5 $16 26. Bxf5 Re8 27. Bxg4 Rxe1 28. Rxe1 Nxg4 29. Re8+ Kg7 30. Rxc8 Qg1+ 31. Kb2 Qxh2) 26. fxe6 $18 Qxe6 27. Qf2 Qe5 {[#]} 28. Nxd5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Kg7 (28... Qxd5 29. Bxh7+) 29. Nxf6 Rxf6 30. Rxf6 Qa1+ 31. Kd2 {Intending Rf7+ and mate.} Qxf6 32. Qxf6+ Kxf6 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} 33. Kc3 Rh4 34. Bxa6 Bxa6 {KRB-KR} 35. Rd6+ Ke5 (35... Kf5 $142) 36. Rxa6 Rxh2 {KR-KR} 37. b4 cxb4+ (37... Kf4 $142 38. bxc5 Ke5) 38. axb4 {[%cal Ba3b4,Bb4b5][%mdl 32]} Kd5 { and the idea ...Rh3+ leaves Black hopeful.} 39. Kb3 Rh3+ 40. c3 h5 $2 (40... h6 41. Ra5+ Kc6) 41. Rh6 {White is clearly winning.} h4 42. Rh5+ Kc6 43. b5+ Kb6 44. Kb4 Rh1 45. Rh6+ Kb7 46. Kc5 h3 47. Rh7+ {Precision: White = 91%, Black = 30%.} 1-0 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15"] [White "Zwirs, Nico"] [Black "Maiwald, Jens-Uwe"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B43"] [WhiteElo "2378"] [BlackElo "2441"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "42"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Muelheim"] [BlackTeam "Dresden"] {[%evp 23,42,0,-5,-15,13,0,14,20,41,8,33,21,56,14,23,35,30,22,43,39,50]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6 5. Nc3 b5 {[%cal Bb7b5,Bb5b4][%mdl 32]} 6. Bd3 Qb6 7. Nb3 Qc7 8. O-O Bb7 9. Qe2 Be7 {B43: Sicilian: Kan Variation: 5 Nc3} (9... Nf6 10. f4 d6 11. Kh1 Nbd7 12. Bd2 Nc5 13. Nxc5 dxc5 14. e5 Nd5 15. Nxd5 Bxd5 16. c4 bxc4 17. Bxc4 {1-0 (31) Movsesian,S (2702)-Pantsulaia,L (2595) Plovdiv 2012}) 10. f4 b4 11. Nd1 Nf6 12. c4 {[%cal Bc2c4,Bc4c5][%mdl 32]} d6 { LiveBook: 3 Games} 13. Nf2 Nc6 14. Be3 a5 15. c5 {Strongly threatening cxd6.} d5 16. e5 Nd7 17. Rac1 g6 $146 18. Nd4 Nxd4 19. Bxd4 Nb8 $1 20. Ng4 Nc6 21. Bf2 Qc8 1/2-1/2 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15"] [White "Schramm, Christian"] [Black "Parvanyan, Ashot"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C06"] [WhiteElo "2376"] [BlackElo "2413"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "84"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Zugzwang Muenchen"] [BlackTeam "Norderstedt"] {[%evp 24,84,21,15,39,-72,-63,-88,-33,-37,0,0,-3,-13,0,-51,-10,-78,-30,-77,-79, -97,-52,-91,-97,-131,-92,-133,-128,-124,-123,-135,-121,-131,-72,-83,-53,-64, -71,-70,-64,-70,-71,-168,-170,-150,-164,-155,-165,-149,-100,-102,-97,-105,-97, -192,-78,-102,-103,-132,-84,-218,-214]} 1. e4 {[%cal Be2e4,Be4e5][%mdl 32]} e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 Nf6 4. Bd3 c5 5. e5 Nfd7 6. c3 Nc6 7. Ne2 cxd4 8. cxd4 f6 9. exf6 Nxf6 10. Nf3 Bd6 11. O-O Qc7 12. b3 {C06: French Tarrasch: 3...Nf6 4 e5 Nfd7 5 Bd3 main lines} (12. Bg5 O-O 13. Bh4 Nh5 14. Qc2 h6 15. Bh7+ Kh8 16. Bg6 Nf4 17. Nxf4 Rxf4 18. Bg3 Rxf3 19. gxf3 Qe7 20. Rad1 Bd7 21. Qc3 Rf8 22. Bb1 Kg8 {1-0 (41) Artemiev,V (2653)-Onischuk,V (2615) Martuni 2016}) 12... O-O 13. Bb2 {LiveBook: 5 Games} Nh5 14. Rc1 $146 (14. Nc3 $14) ({Predecessor:} 14. Ng3 Nf4 15. Rc1 Bd7 16. Bb1 Be8 17. Re1 h6 18. Ne5 Qe7 19. Nd3 Qf6 20. Nxf4 Bxf4 { 1/2-1/2 (78) Barrientos Chavarriaga,S (2476)-Panesso Rivera,H (2341) Ibague 2013}) 14... Rxf3 $1 $17 15. gxf3 Bxh2+ ({Black should play} 15... Qe7 $17) 16. Kg2 $15 {Black must now prevent Rh1.} Nf4+ 17. Nxf4 Bxf4 18. Rh1 g6 19. Rc2 ( 19. Rc3 $11) 19... Qe7 {[%mdl 1024] Black has compensation.} 20. Re2 (20. Bc1 $11 {keeps the balance.} Qg5+ 21. Kf1) 20... Bd7 21. Ree1 Qg5+ 22. Kf1 Rf8 23. a3 a6 24. Qc2 Ne7 25. Ke2 Bd6 26. Reg1 Qf6 27. Ke1 Qxf3 28. Qe2 Qxe2+ (28... Qf6 $142 29. Rg2 Bb5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 30. Bxb5 axb5) 29. Kxe2 $17 Nc6 30. Rh4 Be7 31. Rh2 Bd8 32. Rgh1 Rf7 33. Ke3 (33. f3 $17) 33... Bb6 $1 $19 34. f4 e5 $1 35. fxe5 Nxe5 36. Be2 Re7 37. Kd2 Ng4 38. Rg2 Ne3 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black has strong initiative.} 39. Rg5 {[#]} (39. Rgh2 $17 {might work better.}) 39... Nf5 (39... Bc7 $1 $19 {and Black stays clearly on top. aiming for ...Bf4.} 40. Re5 Bxe5 41. dxe5 Nf5) 40. Bf3 Bc6 41. Re1 Rf7 42. Re5 {[#]} (42. Kd3 $17) 42... Bc7 $1 {Precision: White = 33%, Black = 50%.} ({Stronger than} 42... Bxd4 43. Bxd4 Nxd4 44. Bxd5 $11) 0-1 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15"] [White "Hoffmann, Paul"] [Black "Buckels, Valentin"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C24"] [WhiteElo "2371"] [BlackElo "2335"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "96"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Dresden"] [BlackTeam "Muelheim"] {[%evp 11,96,-4,0,-22,-26,-30,-22,-26,-7,-11,-2,-7,0,0,-7,-6,4,-30,-41,-90,-52, -262,-172,-175,-46,-96,-96,-186,-51,-51,-20,-70,-58,-75,-77,-56,-73,-92,-45, -82,-62,-96,-90,-120,-75,-97,-88,-99,-95,-152,-151,-193,-160,-216,-212,-193, -80,-137,-126,-402,-388,-482,-472,-716,-712,-831,-822,-1186,-896,-939,-822, -1033,-495,-610,-392,-503,-482,-481,-481,-487,-483,-468,-460,-448,-340,-357, -358]} 1. e4 e5 2. Bc4 Nf6 3. d3 c6 4. Nf3 d5 5. Bb3 a5 6. c3 {C24: Bishop's Opening: 2...Nf6} (6. a4 Bb4+ 7. c3 Bd6 8. Nbd2 O-O 9. O-O Nbd7 10. Re1 Re8 11. h3 h6 12. Nf1 Nf8 13. Ng3 Ng6 {0-1 (72) Leko,P (2691)-Li,C (2732) Riadh 2017}) 6... Bd6 {LiveBook: 5 Games} 7. Nbd2 O-O 8. O-O {Black has an edge.} Nbd7 9. Bc2 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9. Re1 Re8 10. Nf1 Nc5 11. Bc2 Bc7 12. d4 exd4 { 1/2-1/2 (30) Gabriel,J (2073)-Schallner,M (1975) Ditzingen 2016}) 9... dxe4 10. dxe4 Bc7 11. b3 Qe7 12. a4 Rd8 13. Ba3 Qe8 14. Qb1 Nf8 {[%cal Bd7f8,Bf8g6, Bg6f4][%mdl 32]} 15. h3 Ng6 {Hoping for ...Bxh3!} 16. Re1 $2 (16. Nc4 $15) 16... Nf4 $19 17. Nc4 {[#]} b6 (17... Bxh3 $1 $19 {[%mdl 512]} 18. gxh3 Qd7) 18. Bc1 N6h5 $1 19. Ne3 {[#]} (19. Kh2 $17 {was called for.}) 19... Ba6 (19... Bxh3 $1 $19 {[%mdl 512] White must now prevent ...Qe6.} 20. g3 (20. gxh3 Qe6 $17) 20... Qe6) 20. c4 $15 Rd7 21. Kh2 Rad8 22. g3 Nd3 23. Bxd3 Rxd3 24. Nh4 { White wants to play Nd5!} R3d7 25. Ra2 Bd6 26. Qc2 Bb4 27. Rg1 Bc8 28. Qe2 Nf6 29. Nef5 Rd3 30. Bg5 (30. Rb2 $142) 30... Qe6 $17 31. Rb1 Bf8 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black has strong initiative.} 32. g4 (32. Ng2 $17 {keeps fighting.}) 32... h6 $19 33. Bc1 {[#]} Rd1 (33... h5 $1 $19 {[%mdl 512] has better winning chances.} 34. gxh5 {[#]} Nxe4 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 35. Qxe4 R8d4 $1 {[%mdl 512]}) 34. Ne3 ({ Better is} 34. Rab2) 34... R1d4 $17 35. Nhf5 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (35. f3 $17 { was forced.}) 35... Nxe4 $19 36. Nxd4 exd4 ({Not} 36... Rxd4 37. Rc2 $17) 37. Nd1 (37. Nf1 $142 Qd6+ 38. Ng3) 37... d3 {[%cal Bd4d3,Bd3d2][%mdl 32]} 38. Qf3 d2 39. Bb2 Bd6+ 40. Kg1 c5 41. Ne3 Bb7 (41... Ng5 $142 42. Qf5 Qe7) 42. Raa1 Be5 43. Qf5 Nc3 {...Qc6 is the strong threat.} 44. Qxe6 fxe6 45. Nd1 Nxb1 46. Bxe5 Be4 47. Bc7 Rd7 48. Bxb6 Bc2 {Precision: White = 19%, Black = 49%.} 0-1 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15"] [White "Zeller, Frank"] [Black "Zaragatski, Ilja"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A85"] [WhiteElo "2360"] [BlackElo "2495"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "77"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Schwaebisch Hall"] [BlackTeam "Aachen"] {[%evp 9,77,37,38,34,48,0,89,88,83,93,93,95,112,100,175,169,169,151,193,187, 199,50,52,75,58,17,15,22,22,0,0,-7,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-46,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,91,88,394,84,2304,2153,29994,29988,29986,29987,29982,29963,29985,29985]} 1. d4 f5 2. c4 Nf6 3. Nc3 d6 4. Bg5 Nbd7 5. Qc2 g6 {LiveBook: 130 Games} 6. h3 {A85: Dutch Defence: 2 c4 Nf6 3 Nc3} (6. h4 Bg7 7. O-O-O c6 8. Nh3 Nf8 9. e3 Qa5 10. Kb1 Ne6 11. Be2 Bd7 12. Bxf6 Bxf6 13. g4 {1-0 (30) Nakamura,H (2787) -Anton Guijarro,D (2639) Gibraltar 2016}) 6... Bg7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 6... h6 7. Bxf6 Nxf6 8. g4 e6 9. O-O-O Bg7 10. e3 O-O 11. Bd3 c6 12. Nge2 Qe8 13. Rhg1 {1-0 (22) Levin,F (2552)-Sill,T (2265) Bad Wiessee 2007}) 7. g4 e5 (7... Ne4 $11 8. Nxe4 fxe4) 8. Nf3 $16 {White is better.} e4 9. Nh4 Nf8 10. gxf5 gxf5 11. Rg1 c6 (11... h6 $16 {keeps fighting.} 12. Be3 Nh5) 12. e3 $18 Qe7 13. d5 h6 14. Bf4 {dxc6 is the strong threat.} Nh5 {[#]} 15. Ng2 (15. dxc6 $1 $18 Qxh4 16. Nb5 bxc6 17. Nxd6+ Ke7 18. Qb3) 15... Nxf4 16. Nxf4 c5 17. Be2 Bd7 18. Bh5+ Kd8 {[%cal Be8d8,Bd8c8,Bc8c7][%mdl 32]} 19. a4 Be5 20. Qb3 Kc8 21. Nce2 Rh7 22. Kd2 Kc7 23. a5 Rg7 24. Rxg7 Qxg7 25. Rg1 Qf6 26. Kc2 Rb8 {[#] Strongly threatening ...b5.} 27. Qa3 ({Of course not} 27. Rg8 b5 $15) 27... b5 28. axb6+ $1 axb6 29. Ra1 Qh4 30. Qa7+ Rb7 31. Qa8 Bxf4 32. Qxf8 Bg5 (32... Be5 $1 $11 { keeps the balance.} 33. Ra8 b5) 33. Ng3 $16 {Hoping for Be8.} Bxe3 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (33... Be7 $16 34. Qg8 Qg5 35. Qxg5 hxg5) 34. Be8 $2 $40 {[%mdl 128] White has strong attack.} (34. fxe3 $18 {and the rest is easy.} Qxg3 35. Ra8) 34... Bg5 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (34... Qd8 $16 35. fxe3 Qxe8 36. Qxe8 (36. Qxh6 b5 $15) 36... Bxe8) 35. Bxd7 $18 Kxd7 36. Ra8 {White mates.} Bd8 37. Qxf5+ Ke8 38. Nxe4 Rd7 39. Nf6+ {Precision: White = 49%, Black = 52%.} 1-0 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15"] [White "Moehn, Hans"] [Black "Rezasade, Amir"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A05"] [WhiteElo "2357"] [BlackElo "2354"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "116"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Dresden"] [BlackTeam "Muelheim"] {[%evp 21,116,16,42,36,34,44,71,32,59,51,62,55,70,44,85,84,82,94,84,71,141,126, 125,150,134,80,131,73,155,102,114,63,112,113,165,110,120,122,116,107,122,111, 180,172,169,129,126,128,128,123,120,128,128,120,153,121,134,138,121,84,93,82, 75,56,41,49,57,42,43,60,79,0,37,30,27,37,49,12,21,16,12,12,12,14,29,30,23,22, 27,9,25,25,27,34,33,0,39]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 c5 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Nc6 6. Nc2 Bg7 7. e4 d6 8. Be2 Nd7 9. O-O O-O 10. Bd2 Nc5 11. f3 Ne6 {LiveBook: 3 Games. B37: Sicilian: Maroczy Bind with 5...Bg7, sidelines} (11... Bxc3 12. Bxc3 Na4 13. Qd2 f5 14. exf5 Bxf5 15. Ne3 Nxc3 16. bxc3 Rc8 17. f4 Na5 18. Rae1 Rc5 19. Nxf5 gxf5 {1-0 (31) Bocharov,D (2585)-Kokarev,D (2622) Khanty-Mansiysk 2017}) 12. Rb1 f5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12... Ned4 13. Nxd4 Bxd4+ 14. Kh1 a5 15. Bh6 Bg7 16. Be3 Be6 17. Na4 f5 18. exf5 Bxf5 19. Rc1 {1-0 (39) Skembris,S (2470)-Radulov,I (2425) Xanthi 1990}) 13. exf5 gxf5 {White is slightly better.} 14. Nd5 Bd7 15. g3 Rc8 16. Be3 Ne5 17. b3 {[%cal Bb2b3,Bb3b4][%mdl 32]} Nc6 18. Qd2 Qe8 19. Rbd1 Qf7 20. Rf2 Rcd8 ({Black should play} 20... b6) 21. b4 $1 $16 Rc8 22. f4 b6 23. Rff1 (23. Bf3 $142) 23... Nb8 (23... Nc7 $142) 24. Na3 (24. Bf3 $142) 24... Ba4 (24... Nc7 $142) 25. Rb1 (25. Rc1 $142) 25... Bc6 26. Rfc1 (26. Rbc1 $16) 26... Nd7 27. Bf3 Nf6 (27... Rfd8 $16) 28. Qd3 (28. Nb5 $1 $18) 28... Ng4 {[#]} 29. Bxg4 $1 fxg4 {[#]} 30. Nb5 $1 {[%cal Rb5a7]} Bxb5 31. cxb5 Kh8 (31... Rcd8 $16) 32. Rc6 $18 Rce8 33. Rf1 Qf5 34. Qxf5 Rxf5 35. Rd1 Kg8 36. Rc4 Kf7 37. a4 Rb8 38. Bf2 h5 39. Ne3 Rf6 40. Rd5 Rh6 41. Nf5 Rhh8 42. Nxg7 Nxg7 43. Rc7 Rhc8 44. Rxa7 {Black must now prevent Rxd6.} Rc1+ 45. Kg2 Rc2 46. Kf1 (46. Rxd6 $1 $16 {Rd5 is the strong threat.} Nf5 47. Rd3) 46... Ke6 47. Rd1 {And now Re1+ would win.} Nf5 48. a5 {Hoping for Rb1.} bxa5 49. Re1+ Kf6 50. Rxa5 Rb2 51. b6 Rxb4 52. Raa1 R8xb6 53. Bxb6 Rxb6 $11 {KRR-KRN} 54. Rab1 Rc6 55. Rec1 Ra6 56. Ra1 Rb6 57. Rcb1 Rc6 58. Rc1 Rb6 {Precision: White = 48%, Black = 43%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15"] [White "Van Osch, Mees"] [Black "Loxine, Jakov"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B48"] [WhiteElo "2291"] [BlackElo "2397"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "69"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Muelheim"] [BlackTeam "Dresden"] {[%evp 20,69,67,50,41,40,36,40,58,49,104,66,150,118,175,152,171,174,210,196, 181,128,128,127,197,114,290,244,391,329,365,375,422,315,463,452,453,340,345, 337,414,402,673,675,766,769,750,722,964,979,796,779]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 e6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Qc7 6. Be3 a6 7. Qd2 Nf6 8. f4 {B48: Sicilian: Taimanov: 5 Nc3 Qc7 6 Be3 a6 without Be2} Bb4 9. Bd3 d6 (9... Na5 10. a3 Bxc3 11. Qxc3 Qxc3+ 12. bxc3 d5 13. exd5 exd5 14. Nb3 Nc4 15. Bd4 Ne4 {1-0 (57) Carlsen,M (2834)-Matlakov,M (2718) Wijk aan Zee 2018}) 10. a3 Bc5 11. Nxc6 { LiveBook: 4 Games. Hoping for Bxc5.} Bxe3 12. Qxe3 {And now Qg3 would win.} bxc6 13. O-O-O Nd7 14. Rhe1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14. h4 Rb8 15. Rh3 Qb6 16. Qxb6 Rxb6 {0-1 (70) Gaponenko,I (2411)-Kalinina,O (2322) Rivne 2016}) 14... e5 ({Black should try} 14... O-O $14) 15. g3 Qb6 (15... O-O $14) 16. Bc4 Rb8 ( 16... Qxe3+ $16 17. Rxe3 exf4 18. gxf4 Ke7) 17. b3 $18 ({Weaker is} 17. Rxd6 Qxb2+ 18. Kd1 Qxa3 $17) 17... Qa5 18. Kb2 Nb6 19. Bf1 Bh3 20. Ka2 ({Avoid the trap} 20. Bxh3 $2 Nc4+ 21. Kb1 Nxe3 $19) (20. b4 $18 {Qf3 is the strong threat. } Bxf1 21. bxa5 Nd5+ 22. Kc1 Nxe3 23. Rxe3) 20... Bxf1 $16 21. Rxf1 exf4 (21... Qc5 $16 {might work better.} 22. Qxc5 dxc5) 22. gxf4 (22. Rxf4 $18 {Threatens to win with Rf5.} Qc5 23. Qd3) 22... Nc8 $2 (22... Qc5 $16 {keeps fighting.} 23. Qxc5 dxc5) 23. Rg1 O-O (23... g6 $142 24. e5 d5) 24. Rg5 Qc7 25. Rdg1 g6 26. Qh3 Rb7 (26... Qe7 {was called for.} 27. Rh5 f6 28. Rxg6+ hxg6 29. Rh8+ Kf7 ) 27. e5 $18 dxe5 28. fxe5 Qd7 29. Qf3 Ne7 30. Ne4 Nd5 (30... Qe6 $142 31. Nc5 Qc8 32. Nxb7 Qxb7) 31. c4 {White is clearly winning.} f6 {[#]} 32. Rxg6+ $1 { [%mdl 512]} hxg6 33. Rxg6+ Kf7 {[#]} 34. e6+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} Qxe6 35. Ng5+ { Precision: White = 80%, Black = 40%.} 1-0 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15.1"] [White "Bacrot, Etienne"] [Black "Margolin, Boris"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A53"] [WhiteElo "2714"] [BlackElo "2388"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "81"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Baden-Baden"] [BlackTeam "SV Hofheim"] {[%evp 18,81,56,45,45,48,55,38,54,47,39,26,37,19,31,36,30,6,44,34,31,22,30,27, 27,18,39,38,40,23,26,15,66,22,32,27,31,35,66,70,104,108,144,162,218,212,195, 146,246,240,352,361,361,361,360,318,353,339,552,541,814,808,783,724,5322,5314] } 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 d6 3. Nf3 Bg4 4. Nc3 Nbd7 5. g3 e5 6. Bg2 {A53: Old Indian Defence without Nf3} Be7 7. h3 (7. O-O O-O 8. h3 Bxf3 9. exf3 c6 10. f4 Re8 11. d5 Qc7 12. dxc6 bxc6 13. Be3 a5 14. b3 exf4 15. Bxf4 Nc5 {1-0 (38) Wojtaszek,R (2746)-Bezold,M (2502) Germany 2016}) 7... Bxf3 8. Bxf3 c6 9. O-O O-O 10. e3 { LiveBook: 4 Games} Re8 11. Bg2 Bf8 12. Qc2 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12. b3 e4 13. g4 h6 14. f4 exf3 15. Qxf3 Qe7 16. Bd2 g6 {1-0 (34) Tihonov,J (2371) -Warakomski,T (2537) Bialystok 2017}) 12... Rc8 13. Rd1 Qe7 14. b3 b5 15. Ba3 exd4 16. exd4 ({Much weaker is} 16. Rxd4 b4 $17) 16... a5 17. Bb2 {With the idea d5.} ({Of course not} 17. cxb5 cxb5 18. b4 {[#]} d5 $1 $17 {[%mdl 512]}) 17... b4 18. Na4 g6 19. a3 d5 20. axb4 axb4 21. Qd3 Qe2 22. Qxe2 Rxe2 23. Kf1 Ree8 24. Rac1 Bg7 ({Better is} 24... Ne4 $11) 25. Rc2 Ne4 26. Bxe4 dxe4 27. Bc1 f5 28. c5 Nf6 29. Nb6 Rc7 30. Rc4 Rb7 (30... Rd8 $142) 31. Rxb4 $18 h6 {[#]} 32. Nd5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Rxb4 (32... Rd7 $16 {keeps fighting.} 33. Nxf6+ Bxf6) ( 32... cxd5 33. Rxb7) 33. Nxb4 Rb8 (33... Rc8 $142 34. Be3 Kf7) 34. Nxc6 Rxb3 35. d5 {[%cal Bd4d5,Bd5d6][%mdl 32]} Rc3 36. Be3 Nd7 37. d6 {Threatens to win with Ne7+.} Bf6 $2 (37... Kf7 38. Na5 Nxc5) 38. Nb4 {White is clearly winning.} Rc4 39. c6 Rxb4 40. c7 ({Worse is} 40. cxd7 Kf7 $11) 40... Rc4 41. Rc1 { Precision: White = 62%, Black = 45%.} 1-0 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15.1"] [White "Oleksiyenko, Mykhaylo"] [Black "Howell, David W L"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A38"] [WhiteElo "2605"] [BlackElo "2701"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "49"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Speyer"] [BlackTeam "Hockenheim"] {[%evp 17,49,8,8,-15,-14,-9,-14,-17,-6,-14,-11,-17,-7,-8,-10,-25,-17,-17,0,-27, 0,-25,-4,-10,-4,-21,-12,-15,-7,-9,-6,-12,0,-2]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 g6 3. b3 Bg7 4. Bb2 c5 5. c4 d6 6. Bg2 e5 7. O-O O-O 8. Nc3 Nc6 9. d3 Rb8 {LiveBook: 29 Games} 10. Nd5 $146 {A38: Symmetrical English vs ...g6: 4 Bg2 Bg7 5 Nf3 Nf6} ({ Predecessor:} 10. Nd2 a6 11. a3 Bg4 12. h3 Bd7 13. b4 cxb4 14. axb4 Nxb4 15. Ba3 a5 16. Rb1 b5 17. Nxb5 d5 {1/2-1/2 (30) Artemiev,V (2691)-Grischuk,A (2772) Huaian 2017}) 10... Nxd5 11. cxd5 Nd4 12. Nd2 Bg4 13. f3 Bd7 14. e3 Nf5 15. Qe2 b5 16. Rae1 Qb6 17. Qf2 Rbe8 18. Ba1 Bc8 19. Kh1 Qd8 20. a4 {The position is equal.} bxa4 21. bxa4 Ba6 {White should prevent ...Ne7.} 22. Nc4 Qd7 23. Bh3 { White wants to play e4.} Bxc4 24. dxc4 Qxa4 25. Bxf5 {Precision: White = 49%, Black = 65%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15.1"] [White "Powierski, Emil"] [Black "Gerigk, Erasmus"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B01"] [WhiteElo "2325"] [BlackElo "2345"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "52"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Norderstedt"] [BlackTeam "Zugzwang Muenchen"] {[%evp 19,52,29,36,27,27,20,30,5,27,23,75,68,108,104,117,9,10,6,27,-69,-75,-95, -99,-104,-84,-101,-79,-110,-82,-360,-373,-432,-435,-1022,37]} 1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qd6 4. d4 Nf6 5. Nf3 c6 6. Ne5 Nbd7 {B01: Scandinavian Defence} 7. Nc4 Qc7 8. g3 (8. Qf3 Nb6 9. Bf4 Qd7 10. Nxb6 axb6 11. O-O-O Qd8 12. h3 e6 13. Bc4 Be7 14. g4 {1/2-1/2 (32) Grischuk,A (2750)-Rapport,R (2698) chess.com INT 2017}) 8... Nb6 9. Ne5 g6 10. Bg2 Bg7 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 11. O-O O-O 12. Qe2 Be6 13. Bf4 {Hoping for Nxg6!} Qd8 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13... Qc8 14. Rfe1 { 1-0 (50) Nguyen,T (2493)-Petriashvili,N (2246) Montevideo 2017}) 14. Rad1 Nfd5 (14... a5 $11) 15. Nxd5 $16 Bxd5 16. Bh3 $1 Qe8 {[#]} 17. b3 (17. Rfe1 $1 $16) 17... f6 $11 {Threatens to win with ...g5.} 18. Nd3 {With the idea Rfe1.} e5 $1 {[%cal Re5f4]} 19. Bc1 (19. dxe5 $11 fxe5 20. Bxe5) 19... exd4 $15 20. Qxe8 Rfxe8 ({Don't play} 20... Raxe8 $6 21. Ba3 $11) 21. Nc5 f5 22. Nxb7 Bf3 { [%cal Bd5f3,Bf3e2,Be2a6][%mdl 32]} 23. Rd2 Be2 24. Re1 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} ( 24. Bg2 $17) 24... Ba6 $1 $19 {[%csl LRb7,LRe1]} 25. Rxe8+ Rxe8 26. -- (26. Rd1 $142 Bxb7 27. Bg2) 26... Ra8 $2 {[%mdl 32768] Precision: White = 27%, Black = 56%. . Loss on Time!?} (26... Re1+ $19 27. Kg2 Rxc1) 0-1 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15.2"] [White "Moiseenko, Alexander"] [Black "Yankelevich, Lev"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D91"] [WhiteElo "2652"] [BlackElo "2413"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "95"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Hockenheim"] [BlackTeam "Speyer"] {[%evp 25,95,8,6,4,3,12,22,25,28,12,41,41,42,36,210,212,222,215,205,176,187, 171,168,182,208,205,187,150,153,162,150,127,129,147,142,77,139,102,89,86,111, 83,237,230,266,228,298,304,340,353,325,317,546,550,571,295,384,382,4690,1680, 2345,1545,4718,4702,29977,29978,29978,29979,29979,29979,29994,29995]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Bg5 Ne4 5. Bh4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 dxc4 7. e3 Be6 8. Nf3 Bg7 9. Be2 Nd7 {D91: Grünfeld: 4 Nf3 Bg7 5 Bg5} 10. O-O {[%cal Bh1f1,Bf1b1,Bb1b5] [%mdl 32]} Nb6 11. a4 a5 12. Qc2 O-O 13. Rfb1 Bd7 {LiveBook: 4 Games} 14. Nd2 { [#]} Bc6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14... Qe8 15. Nxc4 Bxa4 16. Qe4 Bc6 17. Qxe7 { 1-0 (60) Vuckovic,B (2623)-Sutovsky,E (2695) Moscow 2011}) 15. Bf3 Bxf3 16. Nxf3 Qd7 17. Rb5 Rfe8 18. Bg3 Ra7 19. Rab1 Rea8 $2 {[#]} (19... Nc8 $14) 20. Bxc7 $1 $18 {[%mdl 512]} Qxc7 21. Rxb6 e5 22. h3 ({Much less strong is} 22. Nxe5 $6 Bxe5 23. dxe5 Qxe5 $16) 22... exd4 23. exd4 Re8 {[%cal Ba8e8,Be8e7, Be7d7][%mdl 32]} 24. Qb2 Re7 25. Qb5 Bh6 26. Ne5 {[%cal Bf3e5,Be5g4,Bg4f6] [%mdl 32]} Bd2 27. Ng4 {Nf6+ is the strong threat.} ({Don't do} 27. Qxc4 $6 Qxc4 28. Nxc4 Bxc3 $14) 27... Kg7 28. Nf6 Qc8 29. Nd5 Rd7 30. Rd1 (30. Qb2 $142 {And now Nf6 would win.} Rxd5 31. Qxd2) 30... Bg5 ({Black should play} 30... Ra6) 31. Nf6 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black is under strong pressure.} Bxf6 {[#]} 32. Rxf6 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Qe8 (32... Kxf6 33. Qe5#) 33. Rd6 Qe2 $2 (33... Re7 $16) 34. Rxd7 Qxd1+ {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQR-KQR} 35. Kh2 {Threatening mate with Qe5+.} Qe2 36. f4 Ra6 37. Qe5+ ({Not} 37. Qxb7 Rf6 $16) 37... Qxe5 38. fxe5 { KR-KR} b5 $2 (38... g5 {was worth a try.} 39. Rxb7 h5) 39. axb5 Rb6 40. Rc7 Rxb5 41. e6 Kf6 $2 {[#]} (41... Kf8 42. Rxf7+ Ke8 43. Rxh7 Rb2) 42. e7 $1 { [%cal Re7e8]} Rb8 {[#]} 43. d5 $1 a4 44. d6 a3 {[#]} 45. Rc8 $1 {[%mdl 512] White mates.} Rxc8 46. d7 a2 47. dxc8=Q a1=Q 48. e8=Q {Precision: White = 71%, Black = 32%.} 1-0 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15.2"] [White "Weber, Ulrich"] [Black "Naiditsch, Arkadij"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A05"] [WhiteElo "2352"] [BlackElo "2697"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "64"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "SV Hofheim"] [BlackTeam "Baden-Baden"] {[%evp 9,64,26,24,0,0,0,0,-24,-19,-28,-20,-50,-39,-62,-68,-74,-75,-77,-64,-66, -58,-77,-75,-98,-72,-114,-58,-154,-142,-149,-125,-202,-214,-423,-400,-565,-559, -550,-557,-551,-545,-600,-593,-693,-685,-670,-676,-627,-632,-6327,-5214,-6315, 319,-5181,-5181,-2285,-1869]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 b5 3. Bg2 Bb7 4. Na3 a6 5. c4 e5 (5... b4 6. Nc2 e6 7. O-O Be7 8. d4 Be4 9. a3 bxa3 10. b3 O-O 11. Bxa3 d6 12. Ne3 c6 13. Qd2 Nbd7 14. Nd1 Qb6 15. Nc3 Qxb3 16. Ne5 dxe5 17. Bxe7 exd4 18. Nxe4 Nxe4 19. Bxe4 Rfe8 20. Bxc6 Ra7 21. Qxd4 {1-0 (21) Nakamura,H (2793) -Oparin,G (2604) Zuerich 2017}) 6. cxb5 {A05: Réti Opening: 1 Nf3 Nf6} Bxa3 7. bxa3 axb5 8. O-O {The position is equal.} d6 9. Qb3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9. Rb1 c6 10. d4 e4 11. Nd2 Qe7 12. Qc2 d5 13. Nb3 {0-1 (43) Mammadova,N (2183) -Bashirli,N (2384) Nakhchivan 2016}) 9... Bc6 10. Bb2 O-O 11. Qc2 Bd5 12. d3 c5 13. e4 Bb7 14. Nh4 Nc6 15. f4 Nd4 16. Qd1 Bc8 17. Nf5 Re8 (17... Bxf5 $17 18. exf5 Ra4) 18. Rc1 (18. Nxd4 $15 cxd4 19. h3) 18... Bxf5 $17 19. exf5 Ra4 ({ Much worse is} 19... Nxf5 $6 20. Bxa8 Qxa8 21. fxe5 $11) 20. Kh1 (20. fxe5 $17 Rxe5 21. Rb1) 20... h5 $19 21. h3 $2 (21. Rb1 {was necessary.}) 21... Nxf5 { [%cal Bd4f5,Bf5g3,Bg3f1][%mdl 32]} 22. fxe5 (22. Re1 $142 Nxg3+ 23. Kh2 exf4 24. Qd2) 22... Nxg3+ 23. Kg1 {[#] Threatens to win with Rf3.} Nxf1 24. exf6 Ng3 25. Rc2 Rf4 26. Kh2 h4 27. fxg7 Qg5 {White must now prevent ...Nf1+!} 28. Bc1 { [#]} Nf1+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} 29. Bxf1 {Strongly threatening Kh1.} Qg3+ 30. Kh1 Rxf1+ 31. Qxf1 {Rf2 is the strong threat.} Re1 32. Qxe1 Qxe1+ {Precision: White = 26%, Black = 79%.} 0-1 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15.2"] [White "Lammers, Markus"] [Black "Polischuk, Viktor"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A30"] [WhiteElo "2305"] [BlackElo "2280"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "100"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Zugzwang Muenchen"] [BlackTeam "Norderstedt"] {[%evp 25,100,31,31,23,42,8,4,9,32,33,30,7,3,-31,0,0,0,0,6,20,20,-67,-63,-65, -64,-63,-56,-56,-56,-61,-64,-67,-56,-89,-31,-36,-43,-42,0,0,0,-8,0,-112,-112, -101,0,0,0,-672,-663,-595,0,-267,-104,-100,-120,-777,-115,-113,-114,-114,-114, -114,-108,-123,-104,-90,-57,-110,-114,-174,-167,-188,-171,-178,-91]} 1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 Nf6 3. Nc3 e6 4. g3 b6 5. Bg2 Bb7 6. O-O Be7 7. Re1 d6 8. e4 a6 9. d4 cxd4 10. Nxd4 Qc7 11. Be3 {[%cal Bc1e3,Be3f2,Bf2g3,Bg3e5][%mdl 32]} Nbd7 12. Rc1 Rc8 {A30: Symmetrical English: Double Fianchetto and Hedgehog} 13. h3 (13. f4 Qb8 14. g4 h5 15. g5 Ng4 16. g6 Rxc4 17. gxf7+ Kxf7 18. Bf1 Nxe3 19. Rxe3 Rxd4 20. Qxd4 b5 21. Rg3 Bf6 22. e5 Bd8 23. Ne4 Bb6 {0-1 (23) Ding,L (2774) -Carlsen,M (2837) Saint Louis 2017}) 13... O-O {LiveBook: 8 Games} 14. b3 Qb8 { White has an edge.} 15. f4 Nc5 16. Bf2 Qa8 {[%cal Rf6e4]} 17. Qe2 Rfe8 18. g4 g6 $1 19. Bg3 {[#]} e5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 19... d5 20. cxd5 exd5 21. e5 Nfe4 {0-1 (92) Kretchetov,A (2331)-Perelshteyn,E (2601) Reno 2006}) 20. fxe5 dxe5 21. Nc2 Ne6 22. Bxe5 Ng5 $1 23. Kh1 (23. Bd4 $11) 23... Nfxe4 $15 24. Nxe4 (24. Bxe4 $2 Nxe4 25. Nd5 (25. Nxe4 $2 Bg5 $19) 25... Bxd5 $19) 24... Nxe4 25. Bxe4 Bg5 26. Rcd1 {aiming for Bxb7.} ({Avoid the trap} 26. Bxb7 $2 Qxb7+ 27. Qg2 Qxg2+ 28. Kxg2 Bxc1 $19) 26... Rxe5 27. Bxb7 Qxb7+ 28. Qg2 Qc7 29. Nb4 Rxe1+ ({ Black should play} 29... b5 $1 $17 30. Nd5 Qd6) 30. Rxe1 b5 31. Nd5 Qa5 32. Re5 Qa3 33. Qc2 h6 34. c5 (34. Qc3 $1 $11 {remains equal.}) 34... Kg7 $17 35. Nb6 Rd8 (35... Rc7 $1 $17 36. Kg2 Be7) 36. Rd5 $11 Re8 37. Nd7 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} ( 37. Rd1 $11) 37... Re1+ $19 38. Kg2 {Strongly threatening Qc3+.} Qb4 $2 (38... Rc1 $1 $19 {[%cal Rc1c2]} 39. Qe2 Rb1) 39. c6 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (39. a3 $11 { and White is okay.} Qe4+ 40. Qxe4 Rxe4 41. c6 Re2+ 42. Kf1) 39... Rc1 $2 (39... Re3 $1 $19 {is more deadly.} 40. Qb2+ Kh7) 40. Qb2+ $17 Kh7 $1 {( -> ...Qe4+)} 41. Re5 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} ({But not} 41. Nf6+ $2 Bxf6 42. Qxc1 Qe4+ 43. Kf2 Bh4+ 44. Kg1 Qxd5 $19) (41. Qe2 $17) 41... Qf4 $2 (41... Qd6 $19 {has better winning chances.} 42. Rc5 Rxc5 43. Nxc5 Qxc6+ 44. Kg3 Qxc5) 42. Qf2 {Hoping for Qxf4.} Qxf2+ 43. Kxf2 {Rc5 is the strong threat.} Rxc6 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} 44. Rc5 Rd6 45. Rc7 Bf4 {White must now prevent ...Rd2+.} 46. Kf3 g5 47. Ra7 (47. Nc5 $15) 47... Rc6 $1 48. Ke4 {[#]} (48. a4 $17 {was called for.}) 48... Kg7 $1 $19 {Black is clearly better.} 49. Ne5 Bxe5 $1 50. Kxe5 {[#]} Re6+ {Precision: White = 34%, Black = 51%.} ({Black should try} 50... Rc3 $1 $19 51. Rxa6 Rxh3) 1/2-1/2 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15.3"] [White "Movsesian, Sergei"] [Black "Brendel, Oliver"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B37"] [WhiteElo "2630"] [BlackElo "2347"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "151"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Baden-Baden"] [BlackTeam "SV Hofheim"] {[%evp 19,151,40,52,32,43,4,70,89,77,43,156,156,146,157,157,157,157,157,157, 152,157,157,156,156,156,156,164,158,150,151,152,152,153,142,153,153,153,153, 151,151,153,157,157,153,155,145,145,145,138,47,141,105,120,120,120,120,128,99, 99,97,105,77,77,86,103,87,99,99,99,99,99,99,114,114,132,131,132,125,132,132, 132,129,152,152,241,152,152,152,152,152,152,152,152,152,303,152,159,152,736, 655,847,858,769,762,762,461,820,804,862,942,936,824,802,783,936,937,910,873, 916,901,1354,837,1993,1913,8364,8302,8987,8987,8987,8364,8151,6025,1591,1566]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 g6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Bg7 5. c4 Nc6 6. Nc2 Nf6 7. Nc3 O-O 8. Be2 b6 9. O-O Bb7 {B37: Sicilian: Maroczy Bind with 5...Bg7, sidelines} 10. Bg5 Rc8 {LiveBook: 12 Games} 11. b3 h6 $146 {White is slightly better.} ({ Predecessor:} 11... b5 12. cxb5 Na5 13. e5 Ne8 14. Na4 Bxe5 15. Rc1 Nd6 16. Ne3 Rxc1 17. Qxc1 {1-0 (42) Mchedlishvili,M (2607)-Bakhtadze,L (2072) Ureki 2015}) 12. Bh4 Nh5 (12... g5 $11 13. Bg3 Nxe4 14. Nxe4 Bxa1 15. Qxa1 f5) 13. Qd2 $14 Nf4 14. Rae1 f5 ({Better is} 14... g5 $14 15. Bg3 Nxe2+ 16. Rxe2 d6) 15. Qxf4 $16 g5 16. Bxg5 hxg5 17. Qxg5 f4 18. Rd1 {Bg4 is the strong threat.} e6 {[#]} 19. Qxd8 $1 Rcxd8 20. Nb5 Ne5 21. Nd6 Ba8 22. Nd4 Rf6 23. Nf3 Rh6 24. Rd2 Kf8 25. Rfd1 Ke7 26. a3 a5 27. Nxe5 Bxe5 28. Bf3 Bc6 29. h3 Rb8 30. Kf1 Rhh8 31. Ke2 Ra8 32. Bg4 Bc3 33. Rd3 Bb2 34. Kf3 ({White should play} 34. a4 $16) 34... Rhf8 (34... Bxa3 $14 35. Nb5 (35. Kxf4 a4 $11) 35... Bc5) 35. Nb5 Bxb5 36. cxb5 Ra7 37. a4 Rc7 38. h4 Be5 39. h5 {[%cal Bh4h5,Bh5h6][%mdl 32]} d6 40. h6 Rh8 41. Rh1 Kf6 42. Rh3 Rc2 43. h7 Kg7 44. Bxe6 Rxh7 45. Bd5 Rb2 46. Rd1 Kg6 47. Rxh7 Kxh7 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} 48. Rc1 Bd4 49. Kxf4 {Threatens to win with Kg5.} Rxf2+ 50. Kg3 Rd2 51. Rc6 Kg7 (51... Kg6 $16 52. Kh4 (52. Rxd6+ Kg5 $18) 52... Bc5) 52. Kh3 Bc5 53. g3 Kf6 54. Rc8 Rd3 55. Kg4 Bd4 56. Rf8+ Kg7 $2 (56... Kg6 $16 {might work better.} 57. Rg8+ Kf6) 57. Rb8 (57. Rd8 $18) 57... Kf6 58. Rb7 Rc3 $2 {[#]} (58... Rd2 $16 59. Rf7+ Kg6) 59. Kh5 $1 $18 { Threatening mate with Rf7+.White is clearly winning.} Be3 60. g4 Rc1 61. Rf7+ Ke5 62. Rf5+ Kd4 63. g5 Kc3 64. Rf3 Kd4 65. Kg6 Rg1 66. Rf5 Kc5 67. Kf6 Bd4+ 68. Kf7 Kb4 69. g6 Rg3 70. Bc4 Rg2 71. e5 dxe5 72. g7 e4 73. g8=Q Rxg8 74. Kxg8 e3 75. Rf4 Bc5 76. Re4 {Precision: White = 64%, Black = 48%.} 1-0 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15.3"] [White "Ftacnik, Lubomir"] [Black "Fedorovsky, Michael"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D44"] [WhiteElo "2520"] [BlackElo "2469"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "50"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Hamburg SK"] [BlackTeam "Bayern Muenchen"] {[%evp 33,50,95,61,-120,35,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. d4 c6 5. Bg5 dxc4 6. e4 {[%cal Be2e4,Be4e5][%mdl 32]} b5 7. e5 h6 8. Bh4 g5 9. Nxg5 hxg5 10. Bxg5 Be7 11. exf6 Bxf6 12. Bxf6 Qxf6 13. g3 Bb7 14. Bg2 Na6 15. a4 O-O-O {D44: Semi-Slav: Botvinnik System} 16. axb5 cxb5 17. Bxb7+ Kxb7 {LiveBook: 10 Games. White is better.} 18. Ra5 $2 {[#]} (18. Nxb5 $14 { keeps the upper hand.} e5 19. O-O) (18. Nxb5 Nb4 19. O-O Nc6 20. f4 a6 21. Nc3 Qxd4+ {1/2-1/2 (21) Naumann,A (2540)-Fridman,D (2602) Germany 2014}) 18... b4 $2 ({Black should try} 18... Nc7 $1 $17 19. Qe2 (19. Nxb5 $2 Kb6 $17) 19... a6) 19. Rxa6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 19. O-O Nc7 20. Qa4 bxc3 21. Rxa7+ {1-0 (21) Ulko,J (2476)-Pokhlebin,S (2032) Moscow 2011}) 19... Kxa6 {The position is equal.} 20. Qa4+ Kb7 21. Qb5+ Ka8 22. Qc6+ Kb8 23. Qb5+ Ka8 {[#] White must now prevent ...Qf3.} 24. Qc6+ Kb8 25. Qb5+ Ka8 1/2-1/2 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15.3"] [White "Kovacs, Gabor"] [Black "Wagner, Dennis"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D45"] [WhiteElo "2457"] [BlackElo "2567"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "81"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Speyer"] [BlackTeam "Hockenheim"] {[%evp 20,81,7,0,0,0,0,0,0,-2,0,0,30,0,0,-10,-2,-10,0,0,0,0,0,0,-4,-9,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,-6,0,0,0,-1,1,3,2,-1,0,-4,0,0,0,-8,-8,-8,0,-7,-6,-8,-7,-8,-14,-13,0,0,5, 0,0,-3]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. c4 e6 4. Nc3 c6 5. e3 Nbd7 6. Qc2 Bd6 7. b3 O-O 8. Be2 b6 9. O-O Bb7 10. Bb2 Re8 11. Rad1 Qc7 {D45: Semi-Slav: 5 e3} 12. Qb1 ( 12. e4 Nxe4 13. Nxe4 dxe4 14. Qxe4 c5 15. Qh4 Rad8 16. Rfe1 Be7 17. Qh3 Bf6 18. Bd3 h6 19. Be4 Bxe4 20. Rxe4 cxd4 21. Bxd4 {1/2-1/2 (45) Le,Q (2737)-Ding,L (2777) Huaian 2017}) 12... a6 13. h3 Rac8 14. Rc1 dxc4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14... c5 15. dxc5 bxc5 16. Rfd1 Nb6 17. Qc2 Qe7 18. Nb1 Nbd7 19. Nbd2 h6 20. Bf1 Qd8 21. g3 Bc6 22. Ne1 Qc7 23. Bg2 Qb8 24. Bc3 a5 25. Bxa5 {Poell,J (2375) -Rogos,J (2388) ICCF email 2017}) 15. Bxc4 c5 16. Be2 Qb8 {The position is equal.} 17. Rfd1 b5 18. Qa1 Red8 19. Nb1 cxd4 20. Bxd4 Rxc1 21. Rxc1 Rc8 22. Nbd2 Ba3 23. Bb2 Rxc1+ 24. Qxc1 Bxb2 25. Qxb2 Qc7 26. a3 h6 27. Bd3 Qd6 28. Be2 b4 29. axb4 Qxb4 30. Qa1 Nc5 31. Bc4 a5 32. Qd4 Nfd7 (32... Bxf3 {keeps more tension.} 33. gxf3 Nb7 34. Ne4 Nxe4 35. fxe4 Nd6) 33. Be2 (33. Ne1 {is more complex.} Qb6 34. Nef3 Qc7 35. Be2 Bd5 36. b4) 33... Qxd4 34. Nxd4 Nb6 35. Bb5 Kf8 36. Kf1 Ke7 37. Nc6+ Bxc6 $1 38. Bxc6 a4 39. bxa4 Ncxa4 40. Bxa4 Nxa4 41. Nf3 {Precision: White = 59%, Black = 55%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15.4"] [White "Saric, Ivan"] [Black "Hoolt, Sarah"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C10"] [WhiteElo "2677"] [BlackElo "2379"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "89"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Hockenheim"] [BlackTeam "Speyer"] {[%evp 20,89,58,72,57,51,53,47,52,40,58,47,44,37,37,37,37,37,56,44,57,58,55,44, 44,44,46,34,44,37,47,36,63,62,63,56,72,72,83,37,42,40,40,40,43,39,111,103,150, 135,228,208,454,480,481,467,455,491,460,428,445,431,565,543,535,542,788,776, 1028,979,1280,1265]} 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nd7 5. Bd3 Ngf6 6. c3 Nxe4 7. Bxe4 c5 8. Nf3 Be7 9. Bc2 cxd4 10. Nxd4 Nf6 11. O-O {LiveBook: 6 Games} Qc7 {C10: French with 3 Nc3: Unusual Black 3rd moves and 3...dxe4} ( 11... O-O 12. Bf4 Bd6 13. Nxe6 Bxe6 14. Bxd6 Re8 15. Bc5 Bc4 16. Re1 Rxe1+ 17. Qxe1 Qd5 18. Bd4 Re8 19. Qd1 {1-0 (31) Lastin,A (2616)-Dobrotka,M (2246) Plovdiv 2010}) 12. Re1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12. Nb5 Qc6 13. Bf4 O-O 14. Nc7 e5 15. Bxe5 Bg4 16. Qd2 Rac8 17. Qf4 Bd7 18. Rad1 b5 19. Qg3 {1-0 (46) Zozulia,A (2327)-Kononenko,T (2295) Alushta 1999}) 12... Bd7 13. Qf3 Bc6 {White is slightly better.} 14. Nxc6 Qxc6 15. Qxc6+ bxc6 16. Ba4 Rc8 $1 17. Bd2 Nd5 18. Rad1 Bf6 19. Bc1 {aiming for Rxd5.} Nb6 20. Bc2 h5 21. Be4 O-O 22. g3 c5 23. h4 Rfd8 24. Kf1 Kf8 25. Ke2 Ke7 26. Rxd8 Rxd8 27. Be3 Rc8 28. Kd3 g6 29. Rc1 Nd5 30. Bd2 c4+ 31. Kc2 Kd6 32. Rd1 Rc5 {[#]} (32... Ke5 $14 33. Bg2 Be7) 33. b4 $1 $16 {[%cal Rb4c5,Bb2b4,Bb4b5][%mdl 32]} Rc6 34. a4 Ke5 (34... Rc7 $16 35. Bf4+ Be5) 35. b5 {Threatens to win with Bxd5.} Rb6 $2 (35... Rc5 36. Bxd5 Rxd5) 36. Bxd5 $18 {White is clearly winning.} exd5 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} 37. Be3 Rb7 38. Bd4+ Kf5 39. Bxf6 Kxf6 40. Rxd5 {KR-KR} Rc7 41. Kb2 Ke6 42. Rd4 a6 43. b6 Rc6 44. a5 {Strongly threatening b7.} Rc5 {[#]} 45. Rxc4 $1 {[%mdl 512] Precision: White = 57%, Black = 45%.} 1-0 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15.4"] [White "Schneider, Stefan"] [Black "Heinemann, Thies"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "E15"] [WhiteElo "2401"] [BlackElo "2507"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "80"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Bayern Muenchen"] [BlackTeam "Hamburg SK"] {[%evp 24,80,25,16,66,26,10,-17,-4,-10,-23,-13,29,29,28,22,22,22,29,22,29,0,0, 0,11,0,23,30,47,1,20,18,25,0,0,0,0,0,7,6,26,16,52,0,0,-13,-5,-5,-12,-26,-32, -71,-45,-46,-35,-63,-17,-53,-165]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. c4 b6 4. g3 Ba6 5. Qa4 Bb7 6. Bg2 c5 7. dxc5 bxc5 8. O-O Be7 9. Nc3 O-O 10. Rd1 Qb6 11. Bf4 d6 12. Rab1 {E15: Queen's Indian: 4 g3 sidelines, 4 g3 Ba6 and 4 g3 Bb7 early deviations} Nbd7 13. b4 {LiveBook: 16 Games} cxb4 (13... Rfb8 14. a3 h6 15. h3 a6 16. Qa5 Qxa5 17. bxa5 Ne8 18. Ne5 Nxe5 19. Bxb7 Nxc4 20. Bxa8 Rxa8 {0-1 (49) Xu,Y (2545)-Jakovenko,D (2732) China 2018}) 14. Rxb4 {White is slightly better. } Bc6 15. Qb3 Qc5 16. Be3 {[#]} Qa5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 16... Qh5 17. h3 h6 18. g4 Qa5 19. Nb5 Nc5 {0-1 (49) Voinov,A (2417)-Shaposhnikov,E (2550) Saratov 2006}) 17. Nb5 Nc5 18. Bxc5 dxc5 19. Ra4 Qb6 {[#] aiming for ...a6.} 20. Ne5 Bxg2 21. Kxg2 a6 $1 22. Nd4 Qc7 $1 23. Ndf3 $1 Bd6 24. Qe3 h6 25. Ra3 {[%cal Ba4a3,Ba3d3,Bd3d2][%mdl 32]} Rfb8 26. Rad3 Rb6 27. h3 a5 28. R3d2 a4 29. Ng4 { Hoping for Nxf6+.} Ne8 30. Nge5 Rb4 31. g4 Rab8 32. h4 f6 33. Nd3 (33. Ng6 $1 $14) 33... Rxc4 $11 {And now ...e5 would win.} 34. Qxe6+ Qf7 35. Qxf7+ Kxf7 36. Kh3 g5 37. h5 Ke7 38. Nfe1 {[#]} f5 $1 {[%mdl 512] Threatens to win with ... Nf6.} 39. gxf5 Nf6 {...Ne4 is the strong threat.} 40. Nb2 Rh4+ {Precision: White = 56%, Black = 55%.} 0-1 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15.4"] [White "Burkart, Patrick"] [Black "Gustafsson, Jan"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D95"] [WhiteElo "2298"] [BlackElo "2635"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "96"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "SV Hofheim"] [BlackTeam "Baden-Baden"] {[%evp 24,96,-13,-23,-29,-24,-24,-25,-25,-38,-28,-40,-19,-47,-26,-24,-25,-25, -25,-53,-29,-36,-31,-35,-42,-54,-20,-12,-14,-14,-15,-15,-14,-14,115,110,110, 100,114,-80,-85,-100,-93,-89,-91,-99,-85,-179,-118,-206,-204,-283,-286,-281, -283,-666,-666,-636,-624,-985,-972,-982,-944,-1083,-964,-29986,-29987,-29987, -29988,-29988,-29989,-29989,-766,-744,-719]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. c4 Bg7 4. Nc3 d5 5. e3 O-O 6. Qb3 e6 7. Be2 b6 8. O-O Bb7 9. cxd5 exd5 {D95: Grünfeld: 4 Nf3 Bg7 5 e3 0-0 6 Qb3} 10. Bd2 Nbd7 11. Rfd1 Re8 12. Rac1 c6 13. Be1 { LiveBook: 7 Games} (13. a4 a5 14. Ne1 Nf8 15. Nd3 Ne6 16. Bf1 h5 17. Ne2 { 1/2-1/2 (30) Jussupow,A (2587)-Kasimdzhanov,R (2699) Germany 2014}) 13... Bf8 14. a3 Bd6 15. Qc2 $146 ({Predecessor:} 15. Na2 a5 16. Nc3 Qe7 17. Qc2 { 1/2-1/2 (42) Bensdorp,M (2334)-Tukhaev,A (2534) Paleochora 2009}) 15... Qe7 16. Rb1 Rac8 17. Rdc1 Ne4 18. Qa4 Bb8 19. Nxe4 dxe4 20. Nd2 Nf6 {[%cal Bd7f6,Bf6d5, Bd5e3][%mdl 32]} 21. Rc2 h5 22. Rbc1 Qd6 23. Nf1 Nd5 24. Qb3 Rcd8 (24... h4 { looks sharper.} 25. h3 Kg7 26. Bb4 Qe6 27. Nd2 f5) 25. f3 exf3 26. Bxf3 {[#]} Nxe3 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 27. Rxc6 (27. Nxe3 Qxh2+) 27... Bxc6 28. Rxc6 Qe7 (28... Qxd4 $11 29. Bf2 {[#]} Bxh2+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} 30. Nxh2 Qd3 31. Qxd3 Rxd3) 29. Rxg6+ $1 $16 Kh8 30. Bb4 Qd7 {White must now prevent ...Bxh2+!} 31. Bc6 $2 (31. Rg5 $16 {stays on course.} Nxf1 32. Rxh5+ (32. Kxf1 f6 $16) 32... Kg7 33. Kxf1) 31... Qf5 $17 {[%csl Ge3][%cal Rf5f1]} 32. Rh6+ Kg7 {[%csl Ge3][%cal Rf5f1]} 33. Nxe3 Rxe3 34. Qxe3 Bf4 $40 {[%mdl 128] Black attacks with force.} 35. Qf2 ( 35. Qe2 $17 Bxh6 36. Bc3) 35... Qb1+ (35... Bxh2+ $1 $19 36. Kf1 Qxf2+ 37. Kxf2 Kxh6) 36. Be1 (36. Qe1 $17 Qxe1+ 37. Bxe1 Kxh6 38. d5) 36... Bxh6 $19 37. h4 Qc1 {...Be3 is the strong threat.} 38. Qg3+ Kf8 {And now ...Bd2 would win.} 39. Kh2 $2 (39. Qc3 Rxd4 40. Bf3) 39... Qxc6 40. Bb4+ Ke8 41. Qe5+ Qe6 42. Qb5+ Rd7 43. Qa6 Rxd4 44. Qb5+ Kd8 45. Qxh5 Rg4 46. Be1 f5 47. Bg3 Qg6 (47... Qe3 $142 48. Bb8 Bf4+ 49. Bxf4 Qxf4+ 50. Kg1 Qe3+ 51. Kf1 Qc1+ 52. Kf2 Qd2+ 53. Kf1 Qxg2+ 54. Ke1 Qe4+ 55. Kf2 Qf4+ 56. Ke2 Rg2+ 57. Kd3 Rd2+ 58. Kc3 Qd4+ 59. Kb3 Rxb2#) 48. Qxg6 Rxg6 {Precision: White = 42%, Black = 53%.} 0-1 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15.5"] [White "Olszewski, Michal"] [Black "Mons, Leon"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C90"] [WhiteElo "2538"] [BlackElo "2529"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "95"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Norderstedt"] [BlackTeam "Zugzwang Muenchen"] {[%evp 22,95,25,8,27,8,14,0,-3,-6,0,-2,6,8,8,8,10,11,0,0,18,19,20,15,29,30,18, 19,26,11,11,13,17,18,39,18,25,0,74,77,81,18,12,18,16,16,81,81,81,81,81,81,81, 81,81,81,81,20,25,32,31,20,97,79,126,0,20,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. a4 Bg4 9. c3 O-O 10. d3 Na5 11. Bc2 c5 12. Nbd2 {LiveBook: 40 Games} Nc6 {C90: Closed Ruy Lopez with 7...d6: Early deviations} (12... Qb8 13. h3 Bd7 14. Nf1 b4 15. Ne3 b3 16. Bb1 Bd8 17. Nd2 Ra7 18. Ndc4 Be6 19. Ra3 Rb7 20. Qf3 {1-0 (60) Salgado Lopez,I (2630)-Kovalenko,I (2668) Saint Quentin 2016}) 13. Nf1 Be6 $146 ({Predecessor: } 13... b4 14. h3 Be6 15. Ng5 Bd7 16. Ne3 Rb8 17. Nc4 h6 18. Nf3 Be6 19. Qe2 Re8 20. Nfd2 {0-1 (31) Dvoirys,S (2550)-Ben Artzi,I (2397) Kiryat Ono 2015}) 14. Bg5 b4 15. h3 h6 16. Bh4 bxc3 17. bxc3 Nd7 18. Bxe7 Qxe7 19. Ne3 Rab8 20. a5 Rfc8 21. Nd2 Nf6 22. Ndc4 Rd8 23. Ba4 Qc7 24. Bxc6 Qxc6 25. Qc2 Qc7 26. Rab1 d5 27. Nb6 dxe4 28. dxe4 c4 29. Rb4 Qc5 (29... Rd3 $1 $11) 30. Reb1 $16 ({ Reject} 30. Nexc4 Bxc4 31. Rxc4 (31. Nxc4 Rxb4 32. cxb4 Qxb4 $11) 31... Qxa5 $11) ({Much weaker is} 30. Nbxc4 Rxb4 31. cxb4 Qxb4 $11) 30... Qxa5 {[#]} 31. Nexc4 (31. Ned5 $1 $16 Bxd5 32. exd5) 31... Bxc4 $11 32. Nxc4 Qc7 33. Nb6 g6 { [#]} (33... Qc5 $11) 34. Nd5 $1 $16 {[%mdl 512]} Nxd5 35. Rxb8 Rxb8 36. Rxb8+ Qxb8 37. exd5 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQ-KQ} Qd6 38. c4 Kf8 39. c5 (39. Qc3 $16 { Hoping for c5.} Ke7 40. g4) 39... Qxd5 $11 40. c6 {aiming for c7.} Qe6 41. Qa4 {Black must now prevent Qb4+.} Ke7 (41... Qd6 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 42. Qxa6 $16 {Threatens to win with Qb7+.} Qd6 43. Qc8 (43. Qb7+ $16 Kd8 44. Qxf7) 43... Qd1+ $11 {The position is equal.} 44. Kh2 Qd4 45. Qb7+ Ke6 46. Qb3+ Kd6 47. Qxf7 Qf4+ 48. Qxf4 {Precision: White = 43%, Black = 56%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15.5"] [White "Rogozenco, Dorian"] [Black "Schenk, Andreas"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E00"] [WhiteElo "2497"] [BlackElo "2428"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "39"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Hamburg SK"] [BlackTeam "Bayern Muenchen"] {[%evp 9,39,5,8,14,19,-10,-9,-19,-21,-18,-16,-9,0,-6,14,0,10,-20,-20,-25,-21, -21,-18,-29,-24,-37,0,0,0,-28,0,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 {[%cal Be7e6,Be6e5] [%mdl 32]} 3. g3 Bb4+ 4. Bd2 Bxd2+ 5. Nxd2 d6 (5... d5 6. Bg2 O-O 7. Ngf3 c6 8. O-O Nbd7 9. Rc1 b6 10. cxd5 cxd5 11. a4 Re8 {1/2-1/2 (11) Sumets,A (2569) -Bogdanovich,S (2574) Konya 2017}) 6. Bg2 {E00: Catalan Bogo-Indian (3 g3 Bb4+) } e5 7. d5 O-O 8. e3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 8. e4 Nbd7 9. b4 a5 10. a3 g6 11. Ne2 Nh5 12. O-O axb4 13. axb4 Rxa1 14. Qxa1 {1/2-1/2 (38) Reshevsky,S-Bernstein,S New York,NY 1938}) 8... a5 9. Ne2 Na6 10. O-O Bd7 11. Nc3 Qe7 12. b3 a4 13. b4 Nxb4 14. Rb1 $1 {[%cal Rb1b4]} Na6 $1 {[%cal Bb4a6,Ba6c5,Bc5d3][%mdl 32]} 15. Rxb7 Rfc8 16. a3 ({Don't go for} 16. Nxa4 $2 Bxa4 17. Qb1 Nc5 $19) 16... Nc5 17. Rb4 Nd3 18. Rb7 {next Nde4 is good for White.} Nc5 19. Rb4 Nd3 20. Rb7 { Precision: White = 38%, Black = 45%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15.5"] [White "Farmani Anosheh, Armin"] [Black "Buhmann, Rainer"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E08"] [WhiteElo "2326"] [BlackElo "2585"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "96"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Speyer"] [BlackTeam "Hockenheim"] {[%evp 20,96,2,-10,8,-29,9,16,18,61,34,38,83,95,78,63,70,59,65,58,72,43,42,49, 43,27,33,20,23,25,29,0,19,25,35,28,26,15,7,0,0,0,0,-163,-138,-145,0,-25,0,0,0, -16,-24,-22,-20,-24,-23,-25,0,-41,-20,-78,-60,-108,0,0,0,-2,0,-3,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, -3,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O Nbd7 8. Qc2 c6 9. Bf4 Ne4 10. Nfd2 {E08: Closed Catalan: Main Line: 7 Qc2} (10. h4 Ndf6 11. Nbd2 Nxd2 12. Nxd2 Nh5 13. Be3 f5 14. Bf3 Qe8 15. Bg5 Nf6 16. e3 b6 17. Rac1 Ba6 {1/2-1/2 (43) Meier,G (2648)-Carlsen,M (2843) Karlsruhe/ Baden-Baden 2018}) 10... f5 11. f3 {[%cal Bf2f3,Bf3e4][%mdl 32] LiveBook: 3 Games} Nef6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11... Nxd2 12. Bxd2 Bf6 13. e3 Nb6 14. Ba5 Qe7 15. Bxb6 axb6 16. Rd1 e5 17. cxd5 exd4 18. exd4 {1/2-1/2 (50) Godart,F (2413) -Rotstein,A (2499) Belgium 2015}) 12. e4 Nh5 13. Be3 $1 dxe4 14. fxe4 Ndf6 15. Bf3 $1 Ng4 16. Bxg4 $1 fxg4 17. Nc3 e5 18. d5 Rxf1+ 19. Rxf1 Nf6 {[%cal Bh5f6, Bf6e8,Be8d6][%mdl 32]} 20. Rd1 c5 21. Nb3 b6 22. a4 {[%cal Ba2a4,Ba4a5][%mdl 32]} Bd7 23. a5 Ne8 24. Ra1 Nd6 25. Nd2 Nb7 26. axb6 axb6 27. Rxa8 Qxa8 28. Kg2 h5 29. Ndb1 Nd6 30. Na3 Qe8 31. Qd2 $2 (31. Kg1 $11 {and White is okay.}) 31... Qg6 $19 32. Qd3 {[#]} Be8 ({Black should try} 32... Nxe4 $1 $17 {[%mdl 512] And now ...Bf5 would win.} 33. Bxc5 (33. Qxe4 $2 Bf5 $19) (33. Nxe4 Bf5) 33... Bxc5 34. Qxe4 Qf6) 33. b3 Qf6 34. Bd2 Qg6 35. Qe2 Qh7 36. Nab5 Bxb5 37. cxb5 Qg6 38. Qd3 Bg5 39. Be1 Qe8 40. Bf2 (40. Qe2 $11) 40... Qa8 $17 41. Na4 {[#]} Qa5 (41... c4 $1 $17 {[%cal Rc4d3][%mdl 512]} 42. Qc2 (42. bxc4 Qxa4) 42... cxb3 43. Qxb3 Nxe4 44. d6+ Kh8 45. Nxb6 Qf8) 42. Qc3 $11 {The position is equal.} Qxc3 43. Nxc3 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KBN-KBN} Kf7 44. Na4 Bd8 45. Nc3 Nb7 46. Nb1 Nd6 47. Nc3 Bg5 48. Na4 Bd8 {Precision: White = 44%, Black = 49%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15.6"] [White "Baramidze, David"] [Black "Commercon, Simon"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C42"] [WhiteElo "2621"] [BlackElo "2262"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "103"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Hockenheim"] [BlackTeam "Speyer"] {[%evp 13,103,4,29,0,0,0,8,0,35,8,6,0,8,0,30,17,22,15,20,3,3,5,16,4,9,0,0,0,5, 0,0,0,0,-7,10,0,5,0,24,16,19,19,21,14,27,-11,11,8,8,3,27,27,30,30,30,30,30,23, 50,46,77,51,158,156,231,225,237,239,348,336,370,368,470,461,460,430,668,648, 1563,1412,1253,1050,1042,928,29988,1639,29974,29975,29974,29975,29953,4989]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Nc3 Nxc3 6. dxc3 Be7 7. Be3 c6 { LiveBook: 4 Games. C42: Petroff Defence: 3 Nxe5 and unusual White 3rd moves} ( 7... Nc6 8. Qd2 Be6 9. O-O-O a6 10. b3 h6 11. Be2 Qd7 12. Kb1 Bf6 13. Nd4 Nxd4 14. Bxd4 Bxd4 15. Qxd4 O-O 16. c4 Rfe8 17. Bf3 Rab8 {1-0 (41) Anand,V (2776) -Mamedyarov,S (2809) Moscow 2018}) 8. c4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 8. Qd2 Qa5 9. Be2 O-O 10. O-O Nd7 11. Rfe1 Ne5 12. Nd4 Re8 13. h3 Bf8 14. Bf4 Be6 15. b3 { 1/2-1/2 (58) Languidey,S (2365)-Bispo,L (2228) Aldeia de Barueri 2017}) 8... Nd7 9. Be2 O-O {The position is equal.} 10. O-O Nf6 11. Qd3 d5 12. Rad1 Qa5 13. cxd5 Qxd5 14. Qc4 Qxc4 15. Bxc4 Bg4 16. a4 Bxf3 17. gxf3 Rfd8 18. a5 a6 19. Bb6 Rd7 20. Rfe1 {[#] Threatens to win with Rxd7.} Kf8 21. Kg2 Re8 22. c3 Bd6 23. Be3 Be7 24. Bb6 Bd6 25. Re3 Rxe3 26. fxe3 Be7 27. Rxd7 Nxd7 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KBB-KBN} 28. Bc7 Bf6 29. Bd6+ Be7 30. Bg3 Bf6 31. Kf1 Ke7 32. Ke2 Be5 33. Bh4+ f6 34. f4 Bc7 35. b4 h6 36. Bd3 c5 37. Be1 b6 (37... Nb8 $14) 38. b5 $16 ({Don't do} 38. Bxa6 $6 bxa5 39. bxa5 Bxa5 $14) 38... axb5 (38... Bb8 $16) 39. a6 $18 {[#] And now a7 would win.} ({Worse is} 39. Bxb5 bxa5 40. c4 g5 $15) 39... Bb8 {intending ...c4.} 40. Bxb5 Ba7 (40... f5 $142 41. c4 Nf6) 41. Kd3 f5 42. e4 fxe4+ 43. Kxe4 Nf6+ 44. Kf5 Nd5 (44... Nh5 $142 45. Bc4 Nf6) 45. c4 Nc7 46. Kg6 Ne6 47. f5 Nd4 48. Bg3 Kf8 49. Be5 (49. Bd6+ $142 Kg8 50. Bd7 Nf3 51. Be6+ Kh8 52. Bg3 h5 53. Bd5 b5 54. Bxf3) 49... Kg8 50. Bxg7 {White mates.} Nxf5 51. Kxf5 Kxg7 52. Ke6 {Precision: White = 56%, Black = 38%.} 1-0 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15.6"] [White "Bezold, Michael"] [Black "Carlstedt, Jonathan"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A46"] [WhiteElo "2495"] [BlackElo "2418"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "116"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Bayern Muenchen"] [BlackTeam "Hamburg SK"] {[%evp 10,116,31,32,85,34,41,35,46,44,54,42,69,28,29,44,72,67,88,25,50,52,50, 60,49,61,37,37,84,80,73,78,103,121,112,74,114,102,116,118,153,149,228,222,202, 218,252,71,62,61,56,-81,-74,-81,0,0,0,-72,-82,-564,-315,-765,-733,-682,-658, -554,-176,-182,-216,-351,-154,-151,-129,-113,-83,-116,-74,-85,-8,-90,-102,-97, -102,-345,-358,-360,-360,-343,-343,-252,-343,-333,-319,-464,-441,-395,-180, -192,-216,-397,-364,-1104,-996,-1239,-1118,-29994,-29995,-29996,-286]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. e3 c5 4. Bd3 Nc6 5. O-O cxd4 (5... d5 6. b3 Bd6 7. Bb2 O-O 8. dxc5 Bxc5 9. Nbd2 Qe7 10. e4 Rd8 11. Qe2 Ba3 12. Bxa3 Qxa3 13. e5 Nd7 14. Rfe1 Nf8 15. c4 Nb4 16. cxd5 Nxd3 17. Qxd3 Rxd5 {1-0 (89) Vidit,S (2715)-Dobrov,V (2515) Riadh 2017}) 6. exd4 {LiveBook: 3 Games. A46: 1 d4 Nf6 2 Nf3 e6: Torre, London and Colle Systems} Qc7 (6... Be7 $14) 7. c3 (7. c4 $16) 7... b6 $14 8. Re1 $146 {White is slightly better.} ({Predecessor:} 8. Bg5 Bb7 9. Nbd2 Be7 10. Re1 Ng4 11. h3 Bxg5 12. hxg4 h6 13. Qe2 {1/2-1/2 (23) Fehlings,G (1737) -Fechner,J (1641) Germany 2011}) 8... Bb7 9. Bg5 {[%cal Bc1g5,Bg5h4,Bh4g3] [%mdl 32]} Bd6 10. Nbd2 Ng4 {[%cal Rd6h2]} 11. Nf1 (11. h3 $5 {[%cal Rh3g4]} h6 12. Bh4 $16 (12. hxg4 hxg5 13. Nxg5 Bf4 $11)) 11... h6 12. Bh4 g5 13. Bg3 O-O-O 14. d5 ({Better is} 14. Bxd6 $16 Qxd6 15. Qe2) 14... Nce5 15. Nxe5 Nxe5 16. Bxe5 Bxe5 17. Qe2 f6 18. Ba6 Rhe8 19. Red1 Bd6 20. a4 Bxa6 21. Qxa6+ Qb7 22. Qe2 a6 23. Ne3 Kb8 24. Qd3 f5 25. Nc4 Bf4 (25... Be7 $16 26. Ne5 Ka8) 26. d6 $18 Rc8 27. g3 Rg8 28. gxf4 $2 (28. b3 $18 {and White stays clearly on top.}) 28... gxf4+ $16 {[%cal Bg5f4,Bf4f3][%mdl 32]} 29. Kf1 Qg2+ $1 30. Ke1 {[#]} ( 30. Ke2 $1 $14 {is the one way to stay ahead.} f3+ 31. Kd2 Qxf2+ 32. Kc1) 30... Rc5 $1 $17 {[%cal Rc5d5][%mdl 1024] Black has strong compensation.} 31. Ke2 { Threatens to win with Rg1.} Qg4+ 32. Ke1 $1 ({Don't go for} 32. Kd2 $2 Rd5 $19) 32... Qg2 {Strongly threatening ...Rd5.} 33. Ke2 $1 {Hoping for Rg1.} f3+ $1 34. Ke1 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (34. Qxf3 $17 {nothing else works.} Rxc4 35. Qxg2 Rxg2 36. Rd4 Rxd4 37. cxd4) 34... Qxh2 35. Ne3 $2 (35. Qxf3 Rxc4 36. Ke2) 35... Rg1+ $19 36. Kd2 Qxf2+ 37. Kc1 Rxd1+ $2 (37... Re5 38. Rxg1 Qxg1+ 39. Kc2 Qxe3 40. Qxa6 f2) 38. Nxd1 Qe2 39. Qe3 {[#]} (39. Qd4 $142) 39... Rc6 (39... f4 $1 $19 { [%mdl 512] has better winning chances.} 40. Qg1 (40. Qxf4 Rd5) 40... Rc6) 40. Qd2 $17 h5 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is under strong pressure.} 41. b4 Qe5 42. Qf2 Qf4+ ({Don't play} 42... Rxd6 43. Qxf3 Qh2 44. Nf2) 43. Kb2 Rxd6 ({Black should play} 43... e5 $17 44. a5 b5) 44. Ne3 (44. Kb3 $1 $11 {remains equal.}) 44... Rd3 45. Nc2 Qc7 46. a5 $2 (46. Ra3 $17) 46... Qxc3+ $19 47. Kc1 Qc7 48. axb6 Qf4+ 49. Kb2 Qe5+ 50. Kc1 Rb3 51. Qh4 (51. Kd1 {was worth a try.}) 51... Qb2+ 52. Kd2 {Threatening mate with Qd8+.} Qc3+ ({Not} 52... Kb7 $2 53. Qc4 $18 ) (52... Rc3 $142 53. Rc1 Rc6 54. Qd8+ Kb7 55. Qxd7+ Kxb6) 53. Kc1 Kb7 { ...Rb2 is the strong threat.} 54. Qd8 $2 (54. Rb1) 54... Qc6 55. Qh4 $2 (55. Qc7+ Qxc7 56. bxc7) 55... e5 {[%cal Be6e5,Be5e4][%mdl 32]} 56. Qxh5 e4 { ( -> ...f2)} 57. Qxf5 Qh6+ 58. Kd1 Rd3+ {Precision: White = 41%, Black = 39%.} 0-1 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15.6"] [White "Kindermann, Stefan"] [Black "Trent, Lawrence"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C55"] [WhiteElo "2495"] [BlackElo "2417"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "157"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Zugzwang Muenchen"] [BlackTeam "Norderstedt"] {[%evp 20,157,35,35,82,34,52,47,66,63,71,71,76,65,76,61,69,65,80,76,85,81,89, 68,78,55,60,58,81,81,81,90,93,85,93,97,93,96,100,81,133,131,137,132,137,135, 158,147,147,147,147,147,147,112,116,123,146,113,133,135,137,133,135,116,192, 183,215,178,187,181,181,181,182,182,197,156,155,110,110,110,110,110,110,110, 110,110,158,164,197,189,325,268,338,320,385,343,875,772,2345,1847,12839,12839, 12840,12840,12841,12840,12841,12841,12841,12840,12841,12841,12841,12839,12840, 12839,12840,12840,12841,12841,12841,12842,12842,12843,12843,12843,12844,12844, 12845,12845,12845,12846,12846,12847,12849,12849,12850,12848,12850,12850]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. d3 h6 5. O-O d6 6. c3 Be7 7. Re1 O-O 8. Nbd2 Nh7 9. h3 {C55: Two Knights: 4 d3, 4 d4 exd4 5 e5 and Max Lange Attack} Ng5 (9... Kh8 10. d4 Ng5 11. Nxg5 Bxg5 12. Nf3 Bxc1 13. Rxc1 Qf6 14. Bf1 Qg6 15. Kh2 Qh5 16. Be2 Bg4 {1/2-1/2 (50) Bologan,V (2682)-Fressinet,L (2624) Bastia 2005}) 10. d4 Bf6 11. Nxg5 {LiveBook: 9 Games. White is slightly better.} hxg5 12. Nb3 g6 13. Be3 Kg7 {[#]} 14. Qd2 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14. Bf1 Rh8 15. f3 a5 16. Qd2 a4 { 1/2-1/2 (102) Spasov,V (2550)-Yurtaev,L (2515) Manila 1992}) 14... Rh8 15. f3 Qe7 16. Bf1 a5 17. Rad1 b6 18. Na1 {[%cal Bb3a1,Ba1c2,Bc2a3,Ba3c4][%mdl 32]} Bd7 19. Nc2 Be8 20. Bf2 Nd8 21. d5 Bd7 22. Na3 Nb7 23. Bb5 Bc8 24. Bc6 Rb8 25. Nc4 Nd8 26. Bb5 Bd7 27. Bxd7 Qxd7 28. b4 Ra8 29. bxa5 Qa4 (29... b5 $142) 30. Qe2 $16 b5 31. Ne3 Rxa5 32. Rd2 Nb7 33. Rb1 Nc5 34. Rb4 Qa3 35. Rc2 Be7 36. Rxb5 Rxb5 37. Qxb5 Qa8 38. Qe2 Rb8 39. Rb2 Rxb2 40. Qxb2 Nd3 41. Qb1 Nf4 (41... Nxf2 $16 42. Kxf2 Qa5) 42. Qc2 Qa6 43. c4 Qa3 44. Nd1 Kf8 45. Be3 Qb4 46. Kf1 Nh5 47. g4 Nf4 48. Qb3 Qxb3 49. axb3 Nxh3 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KBN-KBN} 50. b4 Nf4 51. Nb2 Ke8 52. c5 dxc5 53. bxc5 f6 54. Bxf4 gxf4 $18 {KB-KN} (54... exf4 $142 55. c6 Ba3) 55. Na4 $1 Kd8 56. Ke2 c6 {[#]} 57. Kd3 $1 {[%cal Rd3c4]} cxd5 $2 (57... Bf8 58. Kc4 (58. dxc6 Kc7 $11) 58... Kd7) 58. exd5 {White is clearly winning.} f5 {[#]} 59. d6 $1 {[%cal Rd6e7]} Bxd6 60. cxd6 {KN-KP} Kd7 61. g5 Kxd6 62. Nb6 Kc6 63. Nc4 Kd5 64. Nd2 Kc5 65. Nb3+ Kd5 66. Na5 Kd6 67. Ke2 Kd5 68. Nb7 Ke6 69. Nc5+ Kd6 70. Nd3 Kd5 71. Ne1 Ke6 72. Ng2 Kf7 73. Nh4 Kg7 74. Kd3 Kf7 75. Kc4 e4 76. Kd4 Ke6 77. Nxg6 -- 78. Ne5 -- 79. fxe4 {Precision: White = 76%, Black = 56%.} 1-0 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15.7"] [White "Aronian, Levon"] [Black "Schroeder, Jan-Christian"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E18"] [WhiteElo "2767"] [BlackElo "2563"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "55"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Baden-Baden"] [BlackTeam "SV Hofheim"] {[%evp 15,55,0,5,13,10,0,40,25,46,47,36,8,6,7,10,6,16,14,11,10,10,0,11,7,22,0, 0,0,0,-16,0,-12,-12,-16,-18,-13,-2,-4,-4,-3,-3,-15]} 1. c4 e6 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 Nf6 4. Nf3 Be7 5. O-O O-O 6. b3 b6 7. Nc3 Bb7 8. d4 c5 {LiveBook: 12 Games. E18: Queen's Indian: Old Main Line (4 g3 Bb7 5 Bg2 Be7 6 0-0 0-0 7 Nc3)} (8... Nbd7 9. Bb2 c5 10. Ne1 cxd4 11. Qxd4 Bc5 12. Qf4 Bb4 13. Nd3 Bxc3 14. Bxc3 Qc8 15. Rfc1 dxc4 16. Bxf6 Nxf6 17. Rxc4 Qb8 18. Qxb8 Rfxb8 {1/2-1/2 (58) Ding,L (2777)-So,W (2810) Tbilisi 2017}) 9. dxc5 dxc4 10. cxb6 Qxd1 $146 (10... axb6 { keeps more tension.} 11. Qxd8 Rxd8 12. bxc4 Nbd7 13. Rd1 Rac8) ({Predecessor:} 10... cxb3 11. axb3 axb6 12. Be3 Nbd7 13. Nd4 Bxg2 14. Kxg2 Rxa1 15. Qxa1 Qa8+ 16. Kg1 Rc8 17. Na4 Nd5 18. Bd2 Bb4 {1/2-1/2 (18) Arnold,B (1650)-Wotzka,A (1598) Leverkusen 2012}) 11. Rxd1 cxb3 12. axb3 axb6 13. Rxa8 Bxa8 {The position is equal.} 14. Ne5 Bxg2 15. Kxg2 Rc8 16. Nb5 (16. Nc4 {with more complications.} h6 17. Be3 Nbd7 18. Bd4 Bc5 19. Nb5) 16... Nc6 17. Nxc6 Rxc6 18. Be3 Nd5 19. Bd4 f5 20. Rd2 Kf7 21. Ra2 g5 22. Ba1 Rc1 23. Bd4 (23. Ra7 { feels hotter.} Kg6 24. Be5 Rc2 25. Nd4 Rd2 26. Kf1) 23... Rb1 24. Rb2 Rxb2 25. Bxb2 g4 26. h3 h5 27. hxg4 hxg4 28. Kf1 {Precision: White = 56%, Black = 55%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15.7"] [White "Ostrovskiy, Andrey"] [Black "Bromberger, Stefan"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C77"] [WhiteElo "2433"] [BlackElo "2482"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "81"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Norderstedt"] [BlackTeam "Zugzwang Muenchen"] {[%evp 15,81,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,12,21,28,27,79,68,83,66,57,34,51,41,41,41, 66,73,142,142,173,166,187,198,218,212,177,154,240,210,275,241,279,264,235,241, 314,293,377,363,340,276,606,614,885,826,746,570,614,628,771,745,939,925,1092, 1096,962,934]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. d3 b5 6. Bb3 Bc5 7. a4 b4 {C77: Ruy Lopez: 3...a6 4 Ba4 Nf6, unusual lines} 8. O-O O-O {LiveBook: 3 Games} 9. Be3 Bxe3 {The position is equal.} 10. fxe3 d6 11. Qe1 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 11. Nbd2 Na5 12. Ba2 Be6 13. Qe1 c5 14. Nh4 g6 15. Nhf3 Bxa2 16. Rxa2 {1-0 (52) Anand,V (2783)-Karjakin,S (2767) Stavanger 2013}) 11... Rb8 12. a5 Be6 13. Nbd2 Nd7 14. Ba4 Ne7 15. d4 {[%cal Bd3d4,Bd4d5][%mdl 32]} Ng6 (15... f6 $11) 16. Qe2 $1 $16 Ra8 17. d5 Bg4 18. Bc6 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has the initiative.} Ra7 19. h3 Bxf3 $1 20. Rxf3 Nc5 21. Qc4 $1 Qb8 {[#]} (21... Ne7 $142) 22. Nb3 $1 {[%cal Rb3c5]} Nxb3 23. Qxb3 Ne7 {[#]} 24. Ra4 $1 g6 25. Rxb4 Qd8 26. Qa4 Kh8 (26... Qc8 $16 27. Rc4 Qd8) 27. c3 f5 28. Qd1 fxe4 29. Rxe4 Rxf3 30. Qxf3 Nxc6 31. dxc6 $18 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQR-KQR} Qe7 32. Rb4 Ra8 33. Rb7 e4 $2 (33... h5 34. b4 Kg7) 34. Qg4 {White is clearly winning.} Rd8 35. b4 Kg7 36. Ra7 h5 37. Qe2 Kh6 38. Qxa6 Qf6 39. Qf1 Qxc3 40. Qf4+ g5 41. Qxe4 { Precision: White = 94%, Black = 33%.} 1-0 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15.7"] [White "Kraemer, Enrico"] [Black "Braun, Arik"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E32"] [WhiteElo "2191"] [BlackElo "2587"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "93"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Speyer"] [BlackTeam "Hockenheim"] {[%evp 20,93,32,39,38,33,31,40,33,22,26,17,37,8,16,6,10,0,0,-30,10,0,8,0,0,0,0, -29,-25,-59,-29,-43,-29,-44,0,-14,0,0,0,-22,0,0,0,0,0,0,40,41,43,46,44,45,62, 50,73,66,66,66,139,139,139,131,139,133,128,122,126,140,120,92,98,95,86,91,97,0] } 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 O-O 5. Nf3 d6 6. Bd2 Qe7 7. a3 Bxc3 8. Bxc3 Nbd7 9. e3 {E32: Nimzo-Indian: Classical (4 Qc2): 4...0-0} e5 (9... b6 10. Bd3 e5 11. dxe5 dxe5 12. Nd2 Nc5 13. Be2 Bb7 14. O-O Nfe4 15. b4 Nxc3 16. Qxc3 Nd7 {1/2-1/2 (55) Lenic,L (2641)-Carlsen,M (2840) chess.com INT 2017}) 10. dxe5 dxe5 11. Be2 {LiveBook: 8 Games. White is slightly better.} a5 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 11... e4 12. Nd2 b6 13. b4 c5 14. Qb2 Re8 15. Nb3 Ba6 16. O-O Rac8 17. bxc5 bxc5 {1/2-1/2 (104) Medvegy,Z (2537)-Horvath,A (2531) Gyula 2013} ) 12. b3 b6 13. O-O Bb7 14. Rfd1 Ne4 15. Be1 c5 16. Qb2 Rfd8 17. b4 Bc6 18. Qc2 Nd6 19. bxa5 bxa5 20. Rab1 Ra6 {aiming for ...Be4.} 21. Rb2 e4 22. Nd2 Ne5 23. Rdb1 a4 24. Rb6 Rxb6 (24... Raa8 {looks sharper.} 25. Nf1 Rdc8 26. Ng3 g6 27. Rc1 h5) 25. Rxb6 h6 26. Qb1 f5 (26... Qa7 {seems wilder.} 27. h3 Re8 28. Rb2 Rc8 29. Qc2 Qe7) 27. Rb8 (27. Nf1 {is interesting.} Be8 28. Ng3 Nd3 29. Bc3 Kh7 30. Ra6) 27... Nd7 28. Rxd8+ Qxd8 29. Qd1 Nb6 30. Nb1 Qd7 31. Qc2 Qe6 {[%cal Rb6c4]} 32. Ba5 {[%cal Be1a5,Ba5c3,Bc3b2][%mdl 32]} Nbc8 33. Nd2 {[%cal Bb1d2, Bd2f1,Bf1g3,Bg3h5,Bh5f4][%mdl 32]} Be8 34. Bc3 Qe7 35. Bb2 Bc6 36. Qc3 Nb7 37. Nf1 Ncd6 38. Ng3 Kh7 ({Black should try} 38... Be8 $1 $14) 39. Nh5 $16 { [%cal Rh5g7]} Ne8 40. Nf4 Nf6 41. h3 Qd6 42. g3 Qe7 43. Kg2 Qd6 44. Bh5 { Bg6+ is the strong threat.White is better.} Be8 45. Bxe8 Nxe8 46. Nd5 Qd7 {[#]} 47. h4 {Precision: White = 50%, Black = 42%.} (47. Qc2 $1 $16) 1/2-1/2 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15.8"] [White "Hertneck, Gerald"] [Black "Kopylov, Michael"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A07"] [WhiteElo "2493"] [BlackElo "2418"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "120"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Zugzwang Muenchen"] [BlackTeam "Norderstedt"] {[%evp 26,120,0,5,60,47,105,93,159,153,167,160,180,149,220,248,233,137,195,144, 146,141,141,139,138,127,145,171,166,174,152,173,182,104,123,85,202,202,193,204, 396,332,311,304,578,560,536,381,808,766,641,453,1252,1110,823,797,1203,1100, 29951,6524,29973,29974,29974,29975,29978,29977,12841,8,8,8,8,8,29975,29976, 29974,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 c6 3. Bg2 Bg4 4. d3 Nd7 5. Nbd2 Ngf6 6. h3 Bh5 7. O-O e5 8. e4 Bd6 9. Qe1 O-O 10. Nh4 Re8 11. Nf5 Bf8 12. a4 {[%cal Ba2a4,Ba4a5][%mdl 32]} a5 13. Nb3 dxe4 14. dxe4 { LiveBook: 3 Games} Qb6 $146 {A07: Réti Opening: New York and Capablanca Systems } ({Black should play} 14... Qc7 $11) ({Predecessor:} 14... Qc7 15. Bd2 b6 16. g4 Bg6 17. Ng3 h6 18. Qe2 Nh7 19. Qc4 Be7 20. Nf5 Bg5 21. Rfd1 Ndf6 22. Be1 Bxf5 23. exf5 {1/2-1/2 (42) Chelushkina,I (2265)-Zawadzka,J (2393) Belgrade 2013}) 15. Bd2 $14 Bb4 (15... h6 $14) 16. Bxb4 $1 $16 axb4 ({Black should try} 16... Qxb4 17. Qxb4 axb4) 17. a5 Qc7 18. Qxb4 c5 19. Qc4 b6 (19... Bg6 $16 20. Ne3 Rec8) 20. axb6 $18 Qxb6 21. Ne7+ (21. Rxa8 $18 Rxa8 22. g4) 21... Kh8 ( 21... Kf8 $16) 22. Nd5 (22. Rxa8 $18 Rxa8 23. g4) 22... Nxd5 $16 23. exd5 Bg6 24. Rxa8 Rxa8 25. d6 Rd8 26. Rd1 $40 {[%mdl 128] White goes for the king.} Qb4 27. Qxb4 cxb4 28. Na5 Bxc2 29. Rd5 ({Better is} 29. Rc1 $18 b3 30. Nc6) 29... Bf5 30. Rb5 Rb8 (30... g6 $16) 31. Rxb8+ $18 Nxb8 32. Nc6 $1 {[%cal Rc6b8]} Nxc6 $2 (32... Nd7 {might work better.} 33. g4 (33. Nxb4 Kg8 $16) 33... Be6 34. Nxb4 f5) 33. Bxc6 Bxh3 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KB-KB} 34. f3 Be6 $2 (34... Kg8 { was called for.} 35. d7 Bxd7 36. Bxd7 Kf8) 35. d7 Bxd7 36. Bxd7 {KB-KP} g6 $2 ( 36... Kg8 37. Kf2 Kf8) 37. Kf2 Kg7 38. Ke3 f5 (38... h5 $142 39. Ke4 f6) 39. Kd3 Kf6 40. Kc4 h5 41. Kxb4 g5 42. Bb5 (42. Kc5 $142 h4 43. gxh4 gxh4 44. Bb5 h3 45. Bf1 h2 46. Bg2 Ke6 47. b4) 42... h4 43. gxh4 gxh4 {KB-K3P} 44. Bf1 Kg5 45. Kc3 Kf4 46. Bh3 $2 (46. b4 $1 $18 {[%cal Rb4b5]} e4 47. b5) 46... Kxf3 47. Bxf5 $11 {KB-KPP} e4 48. Kd2 {Black must now prevent b4.} e3+ $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (48... Kf4 $11 49. Bd7 Kf3) 49. Ke1 $1 Kf4 {[#]} 50. Bh3 $2 (50. Bd3 $1 { mates} Ke5 51. Be2 Kf6 52. Kf1 Ke7 53. Kg2 Ke6 54. b4 Kd5 55. Kh3) 50... Ke4 { The position is equal.} 51. Ke2 {Bf1 is the strong threat.} Kd4 $1 52. Be6 Ke5 53. Bc8 Kd4 54. Ba6 h3 {[%cal Bh4h3,Bh3h2][%mdl 32]} 55. Kf3 h2 56. Kg2 Kc5 57. Be2 Kb4 58. Bd1 e2 59. Bxe2 {aiming for Bd1.} Kb3 60. Kxh2 Kxb2 {Precision: White = 68%, Black = 33%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15.8"] [White "Ginsburg, Gennadi"] [Black "Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E61"] [WhiteElo "2418"] [BlackElo "2789"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "52"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "SV Hofheim"] [BlackTeam "Baden-Baden"] {[%evp 12,52,47,31,41,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,20,15,16,11,22,32,33,0,0,0,14,14,41,62, 68,0,10,0,8,5,20,8,19,8,13,20,14,0,37]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. c4 Bg7 4. e3 O-O 5. Be2 d6 6. Nc3 Nc6 7. d5 {LiveBook: 5 Games. E61: King's Indian: Early deviations for White, including Smyslov System} Nb4 8. a3 Na6 9. O-O (9. Nd4 e5 10. dxe6 fxe6 11. O-O e5 12. Nb3 c6 13. e4 Nc7 14. f4 Ne6 {1/2-1/2 (59) Caruana,F (2784)-Carlsen,M (2843) Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden 2018}) 9... Nc5 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 9... c5 10. e4 Nc7 11. Bg5 h6 12. Bd2 e6 13. Qc2 exd5 14. cxd5 Re8 {1/2-1/2 (47) Schneuwly,A (2107)-Loidl,F (2215) Graz 2002}) 10. Nd4 a5 11. b3 {[%cal Bb2b3,Bb3b4][%mdl 32]} e5 12. dxe6 fxe6 13. Bb2 e5 14. Nf3 Be6 15. b4 Nce4 16. Nd2 Nxd2 17. Qxd2 Qd7 18. Nd5 Qf7 19. Nxf6+ Bxf6 20. Qc2 ({White should try} 20. bxa5 $14 Qd7 21. Bf3) 20... Bg7 {The position is equal.} 21. Bd3 c6 22. e4 h5 23. c5 dxc5 24. bxc5 a4 25. Bc1 Rad8 26. Be3 Bb3 {Precision: White = 61%, Black = 33%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15.8"] [White "Boguslawski, Oleg"] [Black "Mager, Denis"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B51"] [WhiteElo "2390"] [BlackElo "2268"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "121"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Hockenheim"] [BlackTeam "Speyer"] {[%evp 14,121,26,16,30,33,45,16,34,47,32,39,41,45,65,38,60,72,77,41,64,78,80, 48,70,28,30,12,30,0,0,0,0,-36,-15,-23,-22,-27,-27,-58,62,0,223,239,388,412,783, 766,700,48,57,60,64,68,59,64,90,86,80,52,115,93,87,79,141,119,125,131,185,119, 99,104,183,183,135,108,99,47,27,33,42,38,179,0,422,430,408,427,396,423,384,317, 1045,1048,1030,985,681,525,520,522,493,464,375,106,105,97,249,216,29969,29964] } 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Nd7 4. c3 a6 (4... Ngf6 5. Qe2 a6 6. Ba4 b5 7. Bc2 Bb7 8. d4 e6 9. O-O Be7 10. Nbd2 O-O 11. e5 Nd5 12. Ne4 Qc7 13. exd6 Bxd6 14. Nxd6 Qxd6 15. dxc5 Qxc5 {1/2-1/2 (58) Kovalev,V (2648)-Grandelius,N (2652) Sharjah 2018}) 5. Ba4 Ngf6 6. Bc2 {B51: Sicilian: Moscow Variation (3 Bb5+) without 3...Bd7} e5 7. O-O Be7 8. d4 {LiveBook: 17 Games. White has an edge.} cxd4 9. cxd4 O-O 10. a4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10. Nbd2 Qc7 11. Re1 b5 12. b3 Bb7 {1-0 (21) Henderson de la Fuente,L (2306)-Mahmutbegovic,M (1966) Prague 2016}) 10... b6 11. Nc3 Bb7 12. Re1 Rc8 13. h3 Qc7 14. Bg5 Rfd8 15. Rc1 Qb8 16. Qd2 Nf8 17. Nh4 g6 18. d5 N8d7 19. f4 Re8 20. f5 b5 21. Rf1 b4 22. Ne2 a5 23. Ng3 Ba6 24. Rf3 Qb6+ 25. Be3 Qd8 26. fxg6 hxg6 {[#]} (26... fxg6 $15 27. Bg5 Rc4) 27. Nhf5 $1 $14 {[%mdl 512]} Bf8 $2 (27... gxf5 $11 28. Nxf5 Kh8) 28. Bh6 $1 $18 Nh7 (28... Be7 {is a better defense.} 29. Nxe7+ Qxe7) 29. Bxf8 {White wants to mate with Qh6.} Rxf8 (29... gxf5 $142 30. Nxf5 Nhxf8 31. Nh6+ Kh7 32. Nxf7 Qh4 33. Nxd6 Red8 34. Rf7+ Kh8 35. Nxc8 Bxc8) 30. Qh6 $1 {[%csl Gf5][%cal Rh6g7]} (30. Nh6+ Kg7 $11) 30... Qf6 {[#]} 31. Nxd6 $2 (31. Nh5 $1 $18 { [%cal Rh5f6][%mdl 512]} gxh5 32. Ne7+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} Kh8 33. Rxf6 Ndxf6 34. Nxc8 Rxc8 35. Bb1) 31... Qg5 $1 $14 {[%cal Rg5h6]} (31... Qxd6 $2 32. Nh5 $1 $18 {[%mdl 512]}) 32. Qxg5 Nxg5 33. Re3 $1 (33. Nxc8 $2 Nxf3+ 34. gxf3 Rxc8 $19 ) 33... Rc5 $1 34. Ree1 Rd8 35. h4 Nh7 36. Bb3 Kf8 (36... Nhf6 $14) 37. Bc4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black is under strong pressure.} Bxc4 38. Rxc4 (38. Nxc4 Rdc8 $11) 38... Ke7 ({Better is} 38... Rdc8 39. b3 (39. Nxc8 Rxc4 40. Nd6 Rc2 $11) 39... Rxc4 40. Nxc4 Nhf6) 39. Rxc5 Nxc5 40. Nc4 $1 {[%csl LRa5,LRe5]} Nxa4 (40... Nf6 $16) 41. Ra1 (41. Nxe5 $18 Rf8 42. Nc4) 41... Rc8 42. b3 {[%cal Bb2b3,Bb3c4] [%mdl 32]} (42. Rxa4 $6 Rxc4 43. Rxa5 Nf6 $11) 42... Rxc4 (42... Nc5 $16 43. Rxa5 Nxb3 44. Ra7+ Kf6) 43. bxc4 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KNN} b3 {White must now prevent ...Nc3.} 44. Nf1 b2 45. Rb1 Nf6 46. Nd2 Kd6 47. Rf1 Nd7 (47... Ke7 $1 $14) 48. Rxf7 $2 (48. g4 $18) 48... Ndc5 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (48... Nab6 $1 $11 {and Black is okay.}) 49. g4 {[%cal Bg2g4,Bg4h5,Bh5h6][%mdl 32]} Nc3 {...a4 is the strong threat.} 50. h5 gxh5 51. gxh5 a4 52. h6 $1 {[%cal Rh6h7]} ({Avoid the trap} 52. Rf6+ $2 Ke7 $19) 52... Nb3 $2 {[#]} (52... N5xe4 53. Rb7 Nxd2 54. Rxb2 Nf3+ 55. Kf2 Ng5) 53. Rb7 $1 $18 Nxd2 54. Rxb2 Nf3+ 55. Kf2 Ng5 { Threatens to win with ...Nd1+.} 56. Rb7 ({Less strong is} 56. Rb6+ Kc5 $18) 56... Ncxe4+ 57. Ke3 Nf6 58. Rb6+ $2 (58. Rg7 $18 Ngh7 59. Ra7) 58... Ke7 $16 59. Ra6 {[%mdl 1024] aiming for Ra7+. White has strong compensation.} a3 $2 { [#]} (59... Kf7 $16 {was called for.} 60. Rxa4 Kg6) 60. Kd3 $1 $18 ({Much less strong is} 60. Rxa3 $6 Ng4+ 61. Kd3 Nxh6) 60... Nf7 $2 (60... Kf7 $18 61. Rxa3 Kg6) 61. Re6+ {Precision: White = 59%, Black = 32%.} 1-0 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15.9"] [White "Wojtaszek, Radoslaw"] [Black "Perske, Thore"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E97"] [WhiteElo "2744"] [BlackElo "2451"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "74"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Baden-Baden"] [BlackTeam "SV Hofheim"] {[%evp 23,74,27,39,31,36,35,37,28,48,49,52,32,37,23,77,39,77,72,68,77,76,58,58, 58,58,62,75,0,0,0,0,-22,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,22,22,22,22,48,48,56,70,70,70,70,0,72] } 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. d4 O-O 6. Be2 e5 7. O-O Nc6 8. d5 Ne7 9. a4 a5 10. Ne1 Nd7 11. Nd3 f5 12. f3 Kh8 {LiveBook: 16 Games. E97: King's Indian: Classical Main Line (6...e5 7 0-0 Nc6): 8 Be3 and 8 d5 Ne7, not 9 Ne1} (12... f4 13. b3 g5 14. Ba3 b6 15. Nb5 Ng6 16. b4 axb4 17. Bxb4 Nc5 18. Nf2 Nb7 19. a5 bxa5 20. Qe1 {0-1 (39) Nisipeanu,L (2667)-Adhiban,B (2643) Linares 2015}) 13. Bg5 b6 14. Nb5 Bf6 {White is slightly better.} 15. Bd2 Nc5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 15... Rf7 16. b3 Bg7 17. Qc2 Ba6 18. Be3 Ng8 19. Qd2 Bxb5 20. axb5 {1/2-1/2 (39) Kireev,V (2236)-Terreaux,G (2437) ICCF email 2014}) 16. Nxc5 dxc5 17. exf5 Nxf5 18. Bd3 Nd6 (18... Nd4 $11) 19. Re1 Bd7 20. Bc3 Bxb5 21. axb5 Qe7 22. b3 e4 23. Qc1 Qg7 24. Bxf6 Qxf6 25. fxe4 ({White should play} 25. Bxe4 $16 Rae8 26. Qd1) 25... Rae8 $11 26. Qe3 Qe5 27. Rf1 Kg7 28. Rxf8 { [#] Black must now prevent Rff1.} Rxf8 29. Re1 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has the initiative.} Re8 30. Qg3 (30. Rf1 {with more complications.} Qd4 31. Qxd4+ cxd4 32. Rf4 g5 33. Rg4) 30... Qxg3 31. hxg3 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame aiming for e5. KRB-KRN} Nf7 32. Kf2 Ne5 33. Be2 Rf8+ 34. Ke3 Rf6 35. Rh1 g5 36. Rd1 Kf8 37. Rh1 Kg7 {Precision: White = 46%, Black = 56%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15.9"] [White "Grandelius, Nils"] [Black "Dragnev, Valentin"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C88"] [WhiteElo "2651"] [BlackElo "2482"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "53"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Hamburg SK"] [BlackTeam "Bayern Muenchen"] {[%evp 21,53,37,60,41,35,-66,22,-31,11,15,19,11,21,0,4,31,55,6,9,23,12,15,15,0, 247,285,268,276,330,321,604,572,567,555]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 {[%cal Bf1b5,Bb5a4,Ba4b3][%mdl 32]} a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. a4 b4 9. a5 d5 {C88: Closed Ruy Lopez: Anti-Marshall Systems} (9... d6 10. d3 Be6 11. Bxe6 fxe6 12. h3 Qb8 13. c3 Qb5 14. c4 Qb7 15. Nbd2 Nd7 16. Nb3 Nd8 17. d4 exd4 18. Nbxd4 c5 19. Nxe6 Nxe6 {1/2-1/2 (36) Vachier Lagrave,M (2789) -Aronian,L (2794) Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden 2018}) 10. exd5 e4 11. dxc6 exf3 { LiveBook: 3 Games. White is slightly better.} 12. d4 ({Don't play} 12. gxf3 Bd6 $15) 12... fxg2 13. Bf4 ({White should try} 13. Nd2 $1 $14) 13... Rb8 $146 ( 13... Bg4 $15 14. Qd3 Nh5) ({Predecessor:} 13... Bd6 14. Be5 Ng4 15. Qf3 Bxe5 16. dxe5 Qd4 17. c3 bxc3 18. Ra4 Qc5 19. Nxc3 Rb8 20. Nd1 Nxe5 21. Qd5 Qxd5 { 1/2-1/2 (21) Kuchynka,L (2287)-Jancarik,J (2215) Kouty nad Desnou 2011}) 14. Qd3 (14. Nd2 $11) 14... Rb5 15. Be5 ({Much worse is} 15. Kxg2 Bd6 $17) 15... Ng4 {[#] ...Bh4 is the strong threat.} 16. Nd2 $1 Nxe5 17. Rxe5 Rxe5 18. dxe5 { [%cal Bd4e5,Be5e6,Be6f7][%mdl 32]} Bc5 19. Ne4 Qxd3 20. cxd3 Bd4 21. Ra4 Bxb2 22. e6 Ba3 $2 {[#]} (22... Bxe6 $11 {and Black stays safe.} 23. Rxb4 Bxb3) 23. exf7+ $18 Kh8 24. Kxg2 g6 25. Nf6 Kg7 $2 (25... Rxf7 26. Bxf7 Kg7) 26. Ne8+ Kh6 27. Nxc7 {Precision: White = 54%, Black = 30%.} 1-0 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15.9"] [White "Krause, Benedict"] [Black "Zysk, Robert"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C11"] [WhiteElo "2448"] [BlackElo "2416"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "93"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Norderstedt"] [BlackTeam "Zugzwang Muenchen"] {[%evp 17,93,0,8,1,1,6,13,8,8,20,23,23,24,20,27,14,24,21,27,7,17,15,28,15,45, 41,69,66,61,57,57,38,72,72,72,69,74,74,133,55,106,92,88,78,74,66,112,104,142, 98,87,40,425,432,424,397,410,399,404,404,393,379,372,356,433,416,1398,694,3984, 1706,1522,1435,4159,4159,1641,1498,5713,6057]} 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e5 Nfd7 5. f4 c5 6. Nf3 Nc6 7. Be3 a6 8. Qd2 b5 9. dxc5 Bxc5 10. Bd3 {C11: French: Classical System: 4 e5 and 4 Bg5 dxe4} (10. Ne2 O-O 11. Ned4 Qb6 12. c3 b4 13. Bd3 a5 14. O-O Ba6 15. Kh1 Bxd3 16. Qxd3 Qa6 17. Qc2 bxc3 18. bxc3 { 1/2-1/2 (31) Dominguez Perez,L (2739)-So,W (2788) Saint Louis 2017}) 10... Qb6 11. Bf2 Bxf2+ 12. Qxf2 {The position is equal.} Qxf2+ 13. Kxf2 Nc5 14. Ne2 Bd7 15. Ned4 Nxd4 16. Nxd4 Ke7 17. a3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 17. Rhf1 h5 {1/2-1/2 (29) Fischer,W (2449)-Raessler,A (2345) ICCF 2016}) 17... h6 18. Rhe1 Rhc8 19. g4 Rab8 20. Ke3 a5 21. f5 b4 22. axb4 Rxb4 23. Rxa5 Rxb2 24. Ra7 Rb7 25. Rxb7 Nxb7 26. Ra1 Nc5 27. Ra7 Kf8 {[#]} (27... Kd8 $142) 28. h4 (28. Bb5 $1 $16 { [%cal Rb5d7]} Be8 29. c4) 28... Be8 (28... Rb8 $14) 29. Kf4 Kg8 30. g5 hxg5+ 31. hxg5 exf5 32. Bxf5 Rd8 33. e6 fxe6 34. Bxe6+ Kh7 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} ({ Black should play} 34... Nxe6+ $14 35. Nxe6 Rd7) 35. Rc7 $18 Na6 36. Bf5+ Kg8 { [#]} 37. Rxg7+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} Kxg7 38. Ne6+ Kf7 {Hoping for ...Rd6.} 39. Nxd8+ {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KBN-KBN} Ke7 40. Ne6 Kd6 41. Nd4 Nc5 (41... Nb8 $142 42. g6 Bxg6 43. Bxg6 Nd7) 42. g6 {White is clearly winning.} Bxg6 43. Bxg6 Na4 44. Bd3 Kc5 45. Ke5 Nc3 46. Ne6+ Kb4 47. Kd4 {Precision: White = 76%, Black = 38%.} 1-0 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15.10"] [White "Studer, Noel"] [Black "Svane, Rasmus"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "E08"] [WhiteElo "2463"] [BlackElo "2579"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "124"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Bayern Muenchen"] [BlackTeam "Hamburg SK"] {[%evp 34,123,8,6,5,14,18,5,8,0,7,0,8,8,17,10,14,0,27,17,23,28,26,21,16,24,34, 29,18,24,42,30,45,0,0,0,0,0,0,-24,-25,-25,-25,-34,0,-72,-59,-142,-157,-203, -200,-202,-202,-203,-218,-217,-214,-210,-179,-269,-245,-259,-175,-369,-228, -444,-241,-331,-304,-295,-283,-280,-282,-329,-331,-279,-269,-356,-357,-305, -254,-298,-251,-481,-459,-705,-703,-29984,-29985,-29983,-29984,-29999]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O c6 8. Qc2 b6 9. Bf4 Nbd7 10. Rd1 Bb7 11. Ne5 Nh5 12. Bc1 Nhf6 13. Bf4 Nh5 {E08: Closed Catalan: Main Line: 7 Qc2} 14. Bd2 Nhf6 {[%cal Bh5f6,Bf6e8,Be8d6,Bd6c4][%mdl 32]} 15. cxd5 cxd5 16. Nc6 Bxc6 17. Qxc6 Rc8 (17... a6 18. a4 Rc8 19. Qb7 Nb8 20. Na3 Qc7 21. Qxc7 Rxc7 {1/2-1/2 (52) Cheparinov,I (2710)-Kuzubov,Y (2699) Riadh 2017 }) 18. Qb5 {LiveBook: 49 Games} Ne8 19. Qd3 Nd6 20. Nc3 Nf6 21. Be1 {[#]} Qd7 $146 22. e3 Rc7 23. Bf1 Nc4 24. Qe2 Rfc8 25. f3 e5 26. dxe5 Nxe5 27. Kh1 Qe6 28. Nb5 {[%cal Bc3b5,Bb5d4,Bd4f5][%mdl 32]} Rc2 29. Rd2 Rc1 30. Rxc1 Rxc1 31. Nd4 Qc8 32. Rd1 a5 33. Nf5 Bf8 {White must now prevent ...Rxd1.} 34. Rxc1 Qxc1 35. Bc3 Nfd7 36. Kg2 g6 37. Nd4 Nc4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black fights for an advantage.} 38. Kf2 Bh6 {[%cal Rh6e3]} 39. f4 {[#]} (39. e4 $1 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 39... Nf6 $1 $17 {Strongly threatening ...Ne4+.} 40. Bg2 {[#]} ({ White should play} 40. Kf3 $15 Nxe3 41. Bh3) 40... Nxe3 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 41. Bf3 {[#]} (41. Qxe3 Ng4+) 41... Ne4+ $1 42. Bxe4 Nd1+ 43. Kg2 dxe4 44. Qxe4 Nxc3 45. bxc3 Qxc3 46. Qd5 (46. Ne2 $142 Qd2 47. a4) 46... Qd2+ 47. Kh3 Bf8 48. f5 $2 (48. Qc4) 48... Qg5 49. Qd7 $2 (49. Nf3 Qxf5+ 50. Qxf5 gxf5 51. Kh4) 49... Bc5 (49... Qh6+ $142 50. Kg4 Qh5+ 51. Kf4 Qxh2) 50. fxg6 hxg6 51. Nf3 Qh6+ 52. Kg2 Qe3 53. Qd5 Qe2+ 54. Kh3 Kg7 55. g4 Qf1+ 56. Kg3 Bf2+ 57. Kf4 {intending Qe5+.} Qc1+ 58. Ke5 $2 (58. Nd2) 58... Bc5 $19 59. Qb3 {[#]} (59. Qe4 $142) 59... a4 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 60. Qxa4 Qe3+ {Black mates.} 61. Qe4 Bd6+ $1 62. Kd5 Qc5# {Precision: White = 46%, Black = 72%.} 0-1 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15.11"] [White "Huschenbeth, Niclas"] [Black "Bischoff, Klaus"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B46"] [WhiteElo "2571"] [BlackElo "2511"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "41"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Hamburg SK"] [BlackTeam "Bayern Muenchen"] {[%evp 14,41,20,18,32,37,24,34,57,36,41,41,40,41,37,20,26,16,18,0,0,-5,67,60, 104,115,114,92,651,649]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Nxc6 bxc6 7. Bd3 d5 8. O-O Qc7 {B46: Sicilian: Taimanov: 5 Nc3 a6} (8... Nf6 9. Qf3 Be7 10. Qg3 O-O 11. Bh6 Ne8 12. Bf4 Bh4 13. Qf3 Bg5 14. Na4 Qf6 15. Bxg5 Qxg5 16. Nb6 Rb8 17. Nxc8 Rxc8 18. Bxa6 {1-0 (33) Kramnik,V (2800)-Andreikin,D (2712) Moscow 2018}) 9. Re1 {Threatens to win with exd5.} Bb7 10. Qf3 Nf6 { White is slightly better.} 11. Bg5 Be7 $1 12. e5 Nd7 13. Bxe7 Kxe7 14. Qg3 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White fights for an advantage.} c5 15. b3 {[%cal Bb2b3,Bb3a4] [%mdl 32]} h6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 15... h5 16. Qg5+ Kf8 17. Rad1 h4 18. h3 g6 19. f4 Rh5 20. Qg4 Kg7 21. Ne2 Rd8 22. c3 Nb8 23. Rd2 {1/2-1/2 (23) Kleiser,G (2229)-Almarza Mato,C (2126) ICCF email 2009}) 16. Na4 Bc6 17. c4 dxc4 (17... d4 $1 $11) 18. Bxc4 $14 Bxa4 19. bxa4 g5 20. Rad1 Nb6 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} ( 20... Rhb8 $16) 21. Qf3 {Precision: White = 55%, Black = 47%.} 1-0 [Event "BL 2017-18"] [Site "Germany"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "15.12"] [White "Gabriel, Christian"] [Black "Lampert, Jonas"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A29"] [WhiteElo "2509"] [BlackElo "2532"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "64"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "team-tourn"] [EventCountry "GER"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [WhiteTeam "Bayern Muenchen"] [BlackTeam "Hamburg SK"] {[%evp 20,64,0,0,16,30,33,21,69,62,82,83,77,39,31,34,35,0,20,14,26,40,68,57,52, -31,-36,-36,-41,-1473,-1412,-958,-710,-710,-709,-687,-687,-683,-662,-629,-558, -526,-525,-513,-509,-603,-546]} 1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 Bb4 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O e4 7. Ng5 Bxc3 8. bxc3 Re8 9. d3 exd3 10. exd3 d6 11. h3 {LiveBook: 4 Games. A29: English Opening: Four Knights Variation with 4 g3} (11. Rb1 h6 12. Ne4 Ne5 13. f3 Rb8 14. Be3 b6 15. Qd2 Nh7 16. g4 f5 17. gxf5 Bxf5 18. Rbe1 Qd7 19. Bd4 {0-1 (36) Danin,A (2519)-Gabrielian,A (2573) Voronezh 2012}) 11... Bf5 12. g4 Bd7 13. Nf3 $146 {White is slightly better.} ({Predecessor:} 13. Bf4 Ne5 14. Bg3 Nfxg4 15. Nxf7 Kxf7 16. d4 Kg8 17. hxg4 Nxg4 18. Bxb7 Rb8 {0-1 (58) Ospennikov,D (2275)-Sairanov,T (2041) Kazan 2016}) 13... Be6 14. Rb1 d5 {[#]} 15. cxd5 $1 Nxd5 16. Qd2 Nb6 17. c4 Qe7 18. Qc3 Rad8 19. Be3 Qd7 20. Ng5 $1 h5 21. gxh5 Bf5 22. Bxb6 (22. h6 $1 $14 Ne5 23. Bf4 (23. Bxb7 Bxd3 24. Rfd1 Qf5 $17)) 22... axb6 $15 23. Bd5 {Strongly threatening h6.} Bxh3 24. Nxf7 $2 { [%mdl 8192]} (24. d4 $15 Qg4+ 25. Qg3 Qxg3+ 26. fxg3 Rxd5 27. cxd5 Bxf1 28. dxc6) 24... Qg4+ $19 {Black is clearly winning.} 25. Kh2 Rxd5 {[%csl Gh3][%cal Rg4g2]} 26. Nh6+ gxh6 {[%csl Gh3][%cal Rg4g2]} 27. Rg1 {[#]} Rxh5 $1 {[%cal Rh3f1]} 28. Rxg4+ Bxg4+ 29. Kg3 Rg5 30. Rg1 Rf8 31. f4 Rg7 32. Qa1 Rf5 { Precision: White = 52%, Black = 33%.} 0-1
Results Bundesliga 2017/18,(next 29 Apr) 21 Oct - 1 May 2017/18, (Germany)

Bundesliga 2017-18 (Germany GER) Sat 21st Oct 2017 - Tue 1st May 2018 - Official Site - Results

Bundesliga 2017-18 (15 Rds League Club TC: 100:50:15+30spm(1)) - Games in PGN: Games |

Round: 15 ■ Date: 2018.05.01

Round: 13 ■ Date: 2018.04.29

all games

undesliga 2017-18 Germany GER Sat 21st Oct 2017 - Tue 1st May 2018 Leading Final Round 15 Standings:
Rk Team Gms + - = Mpts Bpts
1 OSG Baden-Baden 15 13 1 1 27 86.5
2 SG Solingen 15 13 1 1 27 84.5
3 SV 1930 Hockenheim 15 11 4 0 22 76
4 SV Werder Bremen 15 10 3 2 22 74.5
5 Schachfreunde Deizisau 15 9 6 0 18 67.5
6 USV TU Dresden 15 7 4 4 18 62
7 DJK Aufwaerts Aachen 15 7 6 2 16 62.5
8 SK Schwaebisch Hall 15 8 7 0 16 61.5
9 SF Berlin 1903 15 7 7 1 15 57.5
10 Hamburger SK 15 5 8 2 12 63
11 SV Muelheim Nord 15 5 9 1 11 52.5
12 SV 1920 Hofheim 15 4 8 3 11 48
13 MSA Zugzwang 82 15 3 10 2 8 44
14 SG Speyer-Schwegenheim 15 3 10 2 8 42.5
15 FC Bayern Muenchen 15 2 11 2 6 45.5
16 SK Norderstedt 1975 15 1 13 1 3 32
16 teams
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